Outline of California

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The location of the state of California in the United States
Main article: California

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of California:

Californiamost populous and the third most extensive of the 50 states of the United States of America. California is home to Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and Sacramento, respectively the 2nd, 6th, 17th, and 23rd most populous metropolitan areas of the United States. California borders the North Pacific Ocean and Baja California in the Southwestern United States. California includes both Mount Whitney, the highest (4,421 m) mountain peak in the contiguous United States, and Death Valley, the lowest (−86 m) and hottest (56.7 °C) place in North America. California joined the Union as the 31st state on September 9, 1850.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable map of the state of California

Geography of California[edit]

Places in California[edit]

Main article: Places in California

Environment of California[edit]

Natural geographic features of California[edit]

Regions of California[edit]

Administrative divisions of California[edit]

An enlargeable map of the 58 counties of the state of California
Counties of California[edit]

The 58 Counties of the state of California

  1. Alameda County, California
  2. Alpine County, California
  3. Amador County, California
  4. Butte County, California
  5. Calaveras County, California
  6. Colusa County, California
  7. Contra Costa County, California
  8. Del Norte County, California
  9. El Dorado County, California
  10. Fresno County, California
  11. Glenn County, California
  12. Humboldt County, California
  13. Imperial County, California
  14. Inyo County, California
  15. Kern County, California
  16. Kings County, California
  17. Lake County, California
  18. Lassen County, California
  19. Los Angeles County, California
  20. Madera County, California
  21. Marin County, California
  22. Mariposa County, California
  23. Mendocino County, California
  24. Merced County, California
  25. Modoc County, California
  26. Mono County, California
  27. Monterey County, California
  28. Napa County, California
  29. Nevada County, California
  30. Orange County, California
  31. Placer County, California
  32. Plumas County, California
  33. Riverside County, California
  34. Sacramento County, California
  35. San Benito County, California
  36. San Bernardino County, California
  37. San Diego County, California
  38. San Francisco
  39. San Joaquin County, California
  40. San Luis Obispo County, California
  41. San Mateo County, California
  42. Santa Barbara County, California
  43. Santa Clara County, California
  44. Santa Cruz County, California
  45. Shasta County, California
  46. Sierra County, California
  47. Siskiyou County, California
  48. Solano County, California
  49. Sonoma County, California
  50. Stanislaus County, California
  51. Sutter County, California
  52. Tehama County, California
  53. Trinity County, California
  54. Tulare County, California
  55. Tuolumne County, California
  56. Ventura County, California
  57. Yolo County, California
  58. Yuba County, California
Municipalities in California[edit]

Municipalities in California

Demography of California[edit]

Government and politics of California[edit]

Main article: Government of California and Politics of California

Branches of the government of California[edit]

Executive branch of the government of California[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of California[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of California[edit]

Main article: Courts of California

Law and order in California[edit]

Main article: Law of California

Military in California[edit]

Local government in California[edit]

History of California[edit]

History of California

History of California, by period[edit]

The location of the state of California in the United States of America
An enlargeable map of the state of California
An enlargeable map of the 58 counties of the state of California

History of California, by region[edit]

History of California, by subject[edit]

Culture of California[edit]

Main article: Culture of California

The arts in California[edit]

People of California[edit]

People from California

Sports in California[edit]

Main article: Sports in California

Economy and infrastructure of California[edit]

Main article: Economy of California

Education in California[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of California