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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.
Los Banos is a city in Merced County, California. The population was 25,869 inhabitants at the 2000 census. As of 2006 the World Gazetteer calculates the population as 35,054 inhabitants. The name Los Banos has its origins with Spanish and was named after the nearby creek and the seasonal spring baths that feed natural wetlands in the western San Joaquin Valley. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.1 square kilometers.
As of the census of 2000, there were 25,869 people, 7,721 households, and 6,223 families residing in the city.The centerpiece of downtown Los Banos is the newly created Miller Plaza which honors early California founder Henry Miller. The 10 acre half-oval public plaza features a monumental scale bronze arrangement of Miller with cattle. Miller was the largest land owner in the United States and was the founder of the Miller-Lux Corporation which was headquartered in Los Banos.

Los Banos 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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