Berkeley, California, is teeming with backyard artists, history book headliners, outdoor adventurers, and coffee shop philosophers — about 124,000 people at last count. Situated on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, Berkeley borders Oakland, Emeryville, Albany, and Kensington.
California is in the Western United States. It shares borders with Nevada, Arizona, the Pacific Ocean, Oregon, and Baja California. There are more than 39,500,000 people in about 163,696 square miles, making it the third-largest state. The state capital is Sacramento, and Los Angeles is the most populous city.