Showing posts with label California. Show all posts
Showing posts with label California. Show all posts

Monday, 8 December 2014

20 Interesting Facts About California

Here are some of the interesting facts about California,These facts are about the countries culture ,tradition,languages, population, natural resources etc..Here are some of the interesting facts about California,This list also contains basic facts for kids.

Its name is said to have originated from a fictional island Queen in a Spanish novel popular during the 16th century.
The former US president, John F Kennedy, and his wife, Jackie, had their honeymoon at the San Ysidro Ranch.
8 of the top 10 cities with highest unemployment rates in America are in California.
The largest oil can collection in the world, of 10,000 cans, is found in Santa Rosa, CA.
California is the largest exporter of almonds in the world
California produces 25% of the nation’s onions and 43% of the nation’s green onions.
In Pacific Grove there is a law on the books establishing a $500 fine for molesting butterflies.
Only Alaska and Texas have more land than California
California is home to the world’s largest tree the General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park
California accounts for 94% of the processed tomatoes in the U.S.The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco has enough steel wires in its cables to circle the earth at the equator 3.5 times.
The Petrified Forest near Calistoga has a 3000 year old Redwood tree, that was petrified 3.4 million years ago.
More people live there than in any other US state.
California is the first state to ever reach a trillion dollar economy in gross state product.
California produces more than 17 million gallons of wine each year.
Native people lived in California for thousands of years. In 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrilloled the first European expedition to what is now California
The first person to personally receive a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood was actress Joanne Woodward. She received it in 1960.
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