Capital:   Sacramento

State Abbreviation:   CA

State Bird:   California Valley Quail

State Flower:   Golden Poppy

Nickname:   Golden State

Borders:   This state is bordered by Oregon on the north, the Pacific Ocean on the west, Nevada and Arizona on the east, and Mexico on the south.

  Largest Cities:
1.  Los Angeles
2.  San Diego
3.  San Jose
4.  San Francisco
5.  Long Beach
6.  Fresno
7.  Sacramento
8.  Oakland
9.  Santa Ana
10.  Anaheim
11.  Riverside
12.  Bakersfield
13.  Stockton
14.  Fremont
15.  Glendale