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Fortuna is a city in Humboldt County, California, United States. The population was 10,497 in 2000 census. According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 12.5 square kilometers. As of the census of 2000, there were 10,497 people, 4,185 households, and 2,778 families residing in the city. The population density was 840.9 per square kilometers.
Along with being known as the friendly city, Fortuna is also famous for its events and festivals. The local citizenry and visitors to Fortuna enjoy a large number of outdoor festivals including the Annual Fortuna Rodeo, Redwood AutoXpo and Paddle to the Headwaters canoe race, Logging Competition, Civil War Days, and Apple Harvest. Spring brings the Daffodil Festival Art and Wine in the Park happens in early summer.
Fortuna is also known as the city of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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