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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.

Elk Grove is a municipality in Sacramento County, California, located south of the state capital of Sacramento. In 2005, the population of the city was 112,338 and an area of 39.4 square kilometers. Due to its rapid growth, Elk Grove has earned the title of the fastest growing city in the U.S. Elk Grove is the second-largest city in Sacramento County. It is located about 15 miles south of historic Sutter’s Fort and thus became a crossroads for business, entertainment, mail service and agriculture, and acted as home base for gold miners in nearby communities.  
In the city the population was spread out with 32.9 percent under the age of 18, 8.1 percent from 18 to 24, 31.9 percent from 25 to 44, 20.3 percent from 45 to 64, and 6.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.
California is a popular travel destination for visitors and globe trotters from all over the world who appreciate its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, various local cuisine, hospitality and safety.

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