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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 Cruz is a county seat and most-populated city of Santa Cruz County, California in United States. As per the 2000 U.S. Census, Santa Cruz had a total population of 54,593. It is situated on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay, about 115 km south of San Francisco.

As per the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 40.4 square kilometers. Recorded from the census of 2000, there were 54,593 people total with 20,442 households and 10,404 families residing in the city. The population density includes 1,682.2 per square kilometers. Some other points of interest include University of California, Santa Cruz, Arboretum, Mystery Spot, Natural Bridges State Beach and Cocoanut Grove.

This destination 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. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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