44 Facts About Northern California

1. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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2. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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3. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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4. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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5. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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6. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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7. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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8. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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9. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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10. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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11. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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12. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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13. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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14. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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15. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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16. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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17. In 1992, Northern California became the first state to have a Senate delegation entirely composed of women.

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18. Northern California is organized into three branches of government—the executive branch consisting of the Governor and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.

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19. Northern California is known for its car culture, giving California's cities a reputation for severe traffic congestion.

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20. Northern California is home to two major nuclear power plants: Diablo Canyon and San Onofre, the latter having been shut down in 2013.

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21. Northern California is home to such notable private universities as Stanford University, the University of Southern California, the California Institute of Technology, and the Claremont Colleges.

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22. Northern California is the only US state to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

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23. Northern California is home to the oldest college bowl game, the annual Rose Bowl, among others.

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24. Northern California has twenty major professional sports league franchises, far more than any other state.

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25. Northern California has twelve dioceses and two archdioceses, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Archdiocese of San Francisco, the former being the largest archdiocese in the United States.

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26. Northern California continues to have a large Roman Catholic population due to the large numbers of Mexicans and Central Americans living within its borders.

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27. Culture of Northern California is a Western culture and most clearly has its modern roots in the culture of the United States, but, historically, many Hispanic Californio and Mexican influences.

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28. The center of population of Northern California is located in the town of Buttonwillow, Kern County.

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29. Northern California has a total of 290,821 acres of National Wildlife Refuges.

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30. Northern California is part of the Nearctic ecozone and spans a number of terrestrial ecoregions.

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31. Northern California parts of the state have more rain than the south.

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32. Northern California contains more forestland than any other state except Alaska.

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33. Northern California is the 3rd largest state in the United States in area, after Alaska and Texas.

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34. Northern California manufactured 8.7 percent of total United States military armaments produced during World War II, ranking third among the 48 states.

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35. One of the largest ranchers in Northern California was John Marsh.

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36. Northern California is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada and Arizona to the east, and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south.

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37. Northern California has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County.

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38. Northern California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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39. Northern California is home to both the highest and lowest points in the contiguous US.

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40. Northern California is the only state that's hosted the Summer and Winter Olympics.

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41. Northern California makes the same amount of money as Italy every year, and that Texas makes as much as Russia.

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42. Northern California is famous for a lot of things: redwood trees, our breezy ocean coastline, the Golden Gate Bridge.

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43. Northern California hosts a number of world-renowned universities including Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley.

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44. Northern California is the northern portion of the US state of California.

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