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Santa Rosa

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 Rosa is the county seat of Sonoma County, California. As of July 1st, 2005, the population was roughly 156,200 residents. Santa Rosa is the largest city in California's Wine Country and fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area, after San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, and Fremont. Santa Rosa's metropolitan statistical area is about 466,477 residents, making it the 12th largest in California and the 102nd largest in the United States.

As per the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 104.6 square kilometers. One hour north of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, Santa Rosa and Sonoma County are renowned as the heart of California's famed Wine Country, and are popular tourist destinations. Some of the local attractions include Charles Schulz Museum, Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, The North Bay Theatre Group and The Arts Council of Sonoma County.

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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