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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.

Whittier is a city in Los Angeles County, California about 12 miles southeast of Los Angeles. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 83,680. It is the home of Whittier College. Incorporated on 25th February 1898, Whittier is twelfth oldest city in Los Angeles County. The city's population as a whole has grown since its founding days but has experienced quick growth particularly starting in the 90s. It has increased from 77,807 in 1990 to 83,680 in 2000 and is projected to grow to 90,041 in the year 2010.

Rose Hills Memorial Park is considered to be the largest cemetery in the world, lies just outside of Whittier's city limits. The Principia Discordia was exposed to its authors in the city's local bowling alley.

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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