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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.

Larkspur is a city in Marin County, California, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 12,014 inhabitants. Larkspur is located in western California, north of San Francisco, near Mount Tamalpais. Adjacent to Larkspur's downtown is Madrone Canyon, which is a residential area and a redwood grove.Larkspur is the location for one of Golden Gate Transit's ferry system. It counts as one of the main Golden Gate Ferry portals and has a ridership of over 6,000 per day on the average.

According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 8.5 square kilometers. As of the census of 2000, there were 12,014 people, 6,142 households, and 2,899 families residing in the city.

Larkspur 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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