Updated at 2024-02-23
The California State Legislature comprises the state senate and state assembly. The California State Capitol is located in Sacramento. It's not only a place of government work but also a popular tourist attraction. The European-style dome of the building was inspired by ancient Roman architecture, the birthplace of democracy. The lobby features marble statues of Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain and her servers. It is also where the Governer's Office is located. The paperweight in the picture is printed with the California State Legislature Seal.
Area: 423,970 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 39,000,000 people
Main Industries/Features: California is the third-largest state in the United States by land area and the most populous state in the United States with a GDP of 3.59 trillion U.S. dollars in 2022, the highest among all states. If California were an independent country, it would be the fifth-largest economy globally. Los Angeles County, California, is the most populous county in the United States, and San Bernardino County is the largest county in the United States by area.