11 Interesting Facts About California, United States

1. An Official Ghost Town

Here’s a quirky fact, California has an offical Ghost Town.

2. Los Angeles

No article about California would be complete without a section about Los Angeles, the center of Hollywood.

3. Hollywood Sign

The Hollywood Sign was originally created to advertise a housing development in 1923.

4. California Wine

California produces 90% of wine in the United States.

5. Death Valley

The lowest point in the contiguous United States is in Death Valley.

6. Ups And Downs

It’s also home to both the highest and lowest points in the mainland United States.

7. San Francisco

It is home to the most crooked street in the world.

8. The Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge Isn’t Actually Golden, It was painted “International Orange” to help it stand out in the fog.

9. The Biggest Trees

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are home to the largest trees in the world.

10. More Than Fun In The Sun

When you think of California’s nature scene you think of the rugged landscape of the west coast and world-class beaches.

11. Silicon Valley

California has one of the largest economies in the world and a lot of that wealth can be found in Silicon Valley.

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