Sacramento is the capital of the U.S. State ofCalifornia, and the county seat of
Sacramento County. Located along the Sacramento River and just south of the
American's River's confluence in California's expansive Central Valley, it is the
seventh-largest city in California. With a 2007 estimated population of 475,743,
it is also California's 2nd largest inland city.
Greater Sacramento has been cited as one of the five "most livable" regions in
America in 2004,and the city was cited by Time magazine as America's most
integrated in 2002.