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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.

Kingsburg is a city in Fresno County, California. The population was 11,237 inhabitants as of January 2005. The fields around Kingsburg are mostly grape vineyards which plant mainly raisin and table grapes. Kingsburg headquarters the Sun Maid Growers of California, a producer of dried fruits.

Kingsburg is known as the Swedish Village. With its Swedish architecture and village atmosphere, Swedish banners fluttering from lampposts and brightly painted Dala horses, the Swedish heritage of the community is preserved. Kingsburg is home to the world's largest box of raisins, built by students at California State University, Fresno.

According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 square kilometers. One of the best times to visit Kingsburg is during its four-day long Swedish Festival held in May before it gets too hot during Midsummer. There are pancake breakfasts, parades and the coronation of the Festival Queen and dance around the maypole.

Kingsburg 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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