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California is the most populous state of the United States. Located on the Pacific coast of North America, it is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California is known for its pleasant climate and ethnically diverse population. The name California is most commonly believed derived from a storied paradise peopled by black Amazons and ruled by Queen Califia.
Artesia is a small city in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States and is one of the Gateway Cities. It was incorporated on May 29, 1959. The population was 16,380 inhabitants in 2000 census. Artesia is surrounded on the west, south, and east sides by Cerritos, with Norwalk to the north. Artesia is the home of the East West Ice Palace, an ice rink which is co-owned by Michelle Kwan.
According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square kilometers. The population density was 3,903.9 per square kilometers. There were 4,598 housing units at an average density of 1,095.9 per square kilometers. The village of Artesia was established upon the completion of the Artesia School District on May 3, 1975. Artesia got its name from the many flowing Artesian wells in the area, which made the village ideal for farming and agriculture.
Artesia is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in California worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of California.

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