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Transcript of CALIFORNIA
design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
The Golden State
part of the U.S. since 1850
~425.000km² (3rd place)
~38.3 mio. inhabitants (1st place)
CA is located on the
of the USA
"No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour."
Golden Gate Bridge
constructed from 1933 to 1937
symbol of San Francisco
227m high, 27m wide
San Francisco - Marin County ->total length: 2737m
~12.000 cars cross this bridge daily
costs: 5$ to San Francisco but free to Marin County
high rate of people who commit suicide on impulse
by foot: ~1 hour (it swings!)
California in general
Sights -> Golden Gate Bridge
Why I would like to visit California...
California in general
Jerry Brown (2011)
important rivers, lakes:
Colorado River (southern border),
San Joaquin River, Salton Sea
important economic areas:
-Sillicon Valley (center of IT-industry)
-->Google, Apple,eBay, Yahoo,
-agriculture e.g. oranges, grapes
-Hollywood (headquarter of american
Thanks for your
I would like to visit California because....
"You may only throw a frisbee at the beach in Los Angeles County, CA with the lifeguard’s permission."
"Women may not drive in a house coat."
"Only someone with a hunting license is allowed to set mousetraps."
"Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses."
a great variety of activities
TCL Chinese theatre
Knott's Berry Farm
National History Museum of L.A.
Universal studio Hollywood
in San Francisco's bay
was a high-security prison from 1933 to 1963
-> now it's an attraction for tourists
the first lighthouse in the west coast
well-known criminals like Al Capone
~30 escape attempts with 80 persons involved
-> 62 were caught, the others are unknown
(probably drowned in the ocean)
reasons for closing: great dilapidation
because of salt water & high running costs
a district in Los Angeles
population: ~200.000 inhabitants
found in 1903
centre of american film industry
-> biggest film studios: Universal Studios, Warner Bros.
famous Hollywood sign was put up as "Hollywoodland" in 1923 to advertise for sale of lands
sights: Walk of Fame, Hollywood Bowl, TCL Chinese theatre, Hollywood sign,
Warner Bros studio