Did You Know...?
Here's a little trivia about the great state of California.
California is the first state ever to become a trillion dollar economy in gross state product.
If California were a country, it would be the sixth-largest economy in the world.
Apple computer, Barbie doll, theme park (Disneyland), Frisbee, blue jeans and Fortune cookie are only a few of many things invented in California.
San Bernardino county is the largest county in the U.S. in terms of land area. Its area is larger than the
combined area of the states of New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island!
California has more national parks than any other state in USA. Of the 59 parks, California has nine, followed by Alaska (eight), Utah (five), and Colorado (four).
California has a larger population than all of Canada.
One out of every eight music festivals in the United States is held in California.
By value, California is the world's fifth-largest supplier of food.
- California is the largest grape and wine producing state in the United States.
- California accounts for about half of fruit acreage in USA. It is the largest producer of grapes, strawberries, peaches, nectarines, kiwifruit, prunes, plums, dates, avocados, lemons, tangerines, garlic and onion.
- California is the largest producer of almonds in the world, producing over 80% of the global production of almonds!
- California grows 99% of all dates grown in the United States.
- California is the biggest milk producing state in the nation.