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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.

San Juan Capistrano is a city located in southern Orange County, California, USA, located approximately 23 miles southeast of Downtown Santa Ana. The current metropolitan designation for San Juan Capistrano and the Orange County Area is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California. The population was 33,826 inhabitants at the 2000 census.
The city was created around Mission San Juan Capistrano, and many of the homes and strip malls resemble the Spanish architecture that composes the building. It is home to the widest variety of homes in Orange County, with upper class and gated communities, homes built prior to 1900 in its central district some being adobes from the 18th century, and working ranches in its foothills.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 37.1 square kilometers. As of the census of 2000, there were 33,826 people, 10,930 households, and 8,197 families residing in the city. The population density was 919.1 per square kilometers.

San Juan Capistrano 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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