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About California

Population (2012 Estimate): 38,041,430

  • White: 39%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 38%
  • Asian: 14%
  • Black or African American: 7%
  • Two or More Ethnic Origins or Races: 4%

Land Area: 155,779.2 square miles
Density: 239.1 persons per square mile
Capital: Sacramento
Became a State: September 9, 1850
Bordering States: Arizona, Nevada, Oregon
International Border: Mexico

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Special Populations: American Indian

Special Populations: Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Special Populations: Border, Rural, and Migrant Farmworker



NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region

NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region (NN/LM PSR) is part of the regional outreach program of the National Library of Medicine, located at the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library. Our region includes Arizona, California, Hawai'i, Nevada, and the U.S. Territories in the Pacific.

Our mission is to enhance access to health information for health professionals and the public. For more information about NN/LM PSR, please visit our website.


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