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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.
Indio, California, is a U.S. city located in the Coachella Valley of Southern California's desert region. It is located 26 miles east of Palm Springs, Indio serves as the Coachella Valley's main transportation center. The population was 49,116 inhabitants at the 2000 census. According to the book History of the Coachella Valley Water District, the word Indio is Spanish for Indian.

Indio has hosted the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival since 1999 as well as other regularly-scheduled festivals. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 69.2 square kilometers. Indio is again is locally referred to as the Hub of the Valley, the city Chamber of Commerce jingle in the 1970's.

Indio is also known as the town 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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