California is the third biggest state in the U.S. It covers a total area of 411,048 square kilometers. Bordered by Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona on its three sides, the Pacific Ocean forms its western border, the state has 58 political subdivisions or counties.
Map of California with Cities, Road, River, Highways
About Map of California
The map of California provides a comprehensive overview on the exact geographical location, heterogeneous topography, and political divisions of the state. California is located on the southwestern part of the United States of America (USA). It is the 3rd biggest state in the country. California is the most populous U.S. state, It has a population of 39,512,223 as of 2019 U.S. Census Bureau Facts.
The State of California is the third-largest by area, covers total area of about 163,696 square miles. The land area of the state is 155,959 sq mi and total water area of the state is 7,737 sq mi. The state is surrounded by Oregon on its northern border, by Nevada on its eastern border, by Arizona on its southeastern border, by Baja California Norte of the Mexican State on its southern border, and by the Pacific Ocean on its western border. Politically, the state is subdivided into 58 counties for administrative convenience and each county is efficiently administered by the respective county seats.
The California State Map points out the important cities of the state. It helps you clearly locate Sacramento, the capital of the state. Several lakes and rivers flow through the State of California. The state falls under the watershed area of the Pacific Ocean.
Some of the prominent rivers that you can locate on a map of California are as follows:
San Joaquin, Eel, Salinas, Smith, Klamath, Salmon, Scott, Copper Creek, Shasta, Lost, Mad, Mattole, Sacramento
Mono, Tulare, Clear, Owens, Havasu, and Tahoe are few of the important lakes of the state.
Major Cities in California:
Interstates Highways in California:
US Highways and State Routes in California:
Route 6, Route 50, Route 101, Route 199 and Route 395.
California State Facts:
|Lagest city||Los Angeles|
|Abbreviation||CA, Calif., Cali., US-CA|
|Joined the Union||September 9, 1850 (31st)|
|Nickname||The Golden State|
|area||163,696 sq mi (423,970 km2)|
|Population||38,340,000 (2014 est)|
|Highest Point||Mount Whitney|
|Lowest Point||Death Valley|