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Encyclopedia > U.S. West Coast
The West Coast States.

In general, the term "West Coast" is a nickname for the coastal states of the Western United States, comprising California, Oregon and Washington, and sometimes Alaska and Hawaii (see Pacific States). The West Coast is a portion of the West. Pacific States (US Region) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Pacific States (US Region) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... State nickname: Beaver State Other U.S. States Capital Salem Largest city Portland Governor Ted Kulongoski Official languages None Area 255,026 km² (9th)  - Land 248,849 km²  - Water 6,177 km² (2. ... State nickname: The Evergreen State Other U.S. States Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Governor Christine Gregoire Official languages None Area 184,824 km² (18th)  - Land 172,587 km²  - Water 12,237 km² (6. ... State nickname: The Last Frontier, The Land of the Midnight Sun Other U.S. States Capital Juneau Largest city Anchorage Governor Frank Murkowski Official languages English Area 1,717,854 km² (1st)  - Land 1,481,347 km²  - Water 236,507 km² (13. ... State nickname: The Aloha State Other U.S. States Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Governor Linda Lingle Official languages Hawaiian and English Area 28,337 km² (43rd)  - Land 16,649 km²  - Water 11,672 km² (41. ... The Pacific States. ... This article deals with the western United States. ...


It has also come to be called "The Coast", especially by New Yorkers, or the "Left Coast," a pun based on its lefthand position on a map of the US as well as its reputation for being more socially liberal — or left wing — than the East Coast or Midwest. City nickname: The Big Apple Location in the state of New York Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - Land  - Water 1,214. ... A map of the world by Johannes Kepler A map is a simplified depiction of a space, a navigational aid which highlights relations between objects within that space. ... The East Coast (also known as the Eastern Seaboard) is a term referencing the easternmost coastal states in the United States of America. ... Midwest States (United States of America, ND to OH) The Midwest is a common name for a region of the United States of America. ...


The term has been taken by rap music performers when used to refer to a particular school of artists, such as Tupac and Dr. Dre. The East Coast/West Coast dichotomy has led to violence and much rhetoric. This violence and rhetoric largely subsided by the beginning of the 21st century. Hip hop music is a style of popular music. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Dr. Dre (born Andre Young on February 18, 1965 in Los Angeles, California) is an African-American record producer, rapper, and record executive, one of the most successful and well-known producers in the field of hip hop music. ... (20th century - 21st century - 22nd century - other centuries) Decades: 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s 2090s In calendars based on the Christian Era or Common Era, such as the Gregorian calendar, the 21st century is the current century, as of this writing. ...


See also: Geography of the Western United States, List of regions of the United States The Geography of the Western United States is split into three major physiographic divisions: the Rocky Mountain System (areas 16-19 on map), the Intermontane Plateaus (20-22), and the Pacific Mountain System (23-25). ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ...



Regions of the United States
Intranational regions: Central | Deep South | East | East Coast | Gulf Coast | Mid-Atlantic | Midwest | Mountain states | New England | North | Northeast | Northwest | Pacific | South | South Atlantic | South Central | Southeast | Southwest | Upper Midwest | West | West Coast
International regions: Great Lakes | Great Plains | Pacific Northwest
See also: Coastal states, Geography of the United States, International Border states, List of regions of the United States,
The Central United States is a a bridge region between the Eastern United States and Western United States. ... Red shows states most commonly considered a part of the Deep South. ... The U.S. Northeast is a region of the United States of America defined by the US Census Bureau. ... The East Coast (also known as the Eastern Seaboard) is a term referencing the easternmost coastal states in the United States of America. ... States that border the Gulf of Mexico are shown in red The Gulf Coast region of the United States is comprised of the coasts of states which border the Gulf of Mexico. ... The Mid-Atlantic States The Mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, located in the northeastern section of the country, includes the following states and district: Delaware Maryland New Jersey New York Pennsylvania Washington, D.C. Virginia These areas provided the young United States with heavy industry and... Midwest States (United States of America, ND to OH) The Midwest is a common name for a region of the United States of America. ... The Mountain states. ... Modern New England, the six northeastern-most states of the United States, indicated by red The New England region of the United States is located in the northeastern corner of the country. ... The Northern states, with border states shaded lighter The U.S. Northern states (usually simply called The North), is a region in the United States of America. ... The Northeastern United States is a region of the United States of America defined by the US Census Bureau. ... The Northwestern United States is comprised of the Pacific Northwest and the western Great Plains and generally includes, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. ... The Pacific States. ... The Southern United States or the South, also known colloquially as Dixie, constitute a distinctive region covering a large portion of the United States, with its own unique heritage, historical perspective, customs, musical styles, and cuisine. ... The South Atlantic States form one of the nine divisions within the United States that are formally recognized by that countrys census bureau. ... Red shows states most commonly part of the South Central region. ... The US Southeast; with states occasionally included shaded lighter The American Southeast refers to a region in the southeastern part of the USA. It usually consists of the following southern states: Louisiana Mississippi Alabama Georgia Florida and sometimes: Arkansas Oklahoma Texas These states are more often referred to as simply... The Southwest region of the United States is drier than the adjoining Midwest in weather; the population is less dense and, with strong Spanish-American and Native American components, more ethnically varied than neighboring areas. ... Candidates for inclusion in the Upper Midwest, with more consistently included ones shaded darker The Upper Midwest is a region of the United States with no agreed-upon definite boundary, which always lies within the Census Bureau definition of the Midwest, and includes the states of Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin... This article deals with the western United States. ... Categories: US geography stubs | Regions of the United States ... The Great Plains states. ... Darker red states are always part of the Pacific Northwest. ... United States that have a coastline. ...   Borders     Maritime Claims Forty-nine states in the United States (all except Hawaii) lie on the North American continent; 48 of these (all except Alaska) are contiguous and form the continental United States. ... International Border states are shown in red on this map International Border states are states in the United States that share an international border with another country. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ...

 
 

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