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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.

Santa Barbara is a city in California, United States. It is the county seat of Santa Barbara County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 92,325. The metropolitan area which includes the cities of Goleta and Carpinteria the unincorporated communities of Montecito, Summerland, Isla Vista, and Hope Ranch and adjacent areas has a population of approximately 200,000.

Santa Barbara is located about 85 miles northwest of Los Angeles, along the Pacific coast. This stretch of coast along southern Santa Barbara County is often referred to as the American Riviera because of its Mediterranean climate. As of the census of 2000, there were 92,325 people, 35,605 households, and 18,941 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,878.1 per square kilometers.

Santa Barbara 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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