California is a state on the west coast of the United States. W...wikipedia - 14 May 2021
California is a state on the west coast of the United States. With over 39.3 million residents across a total area of approximately 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), it is the most populous state and the third-largest state by area. It is also the most populated subnational entity in North America and the 34th most populous in the world. More than 1 in 10 americans live in California; 16 times the population that the entire United States had in 1776.