Overview of Sacramento

Sacramento city is one of the most popular cities in the United States with adscititious and also the capital of the tremendous sun-city, California. The Sacramento River and American River merge near this area. The place is rich in culture with Spanish and Mexican heritage and ancient architecture. The city has museums and traditional landmarks in abundance and is one of the well-visited areas due to great tourist attractions. According to the 2016 census, the city has approximately 490,000 people living in the city which makes the area sixth in the list of largest cities in California. It is one of the fastest in development and education with thirty-fifth place in the largest cities in the United States’ list.

It was named after the Sacramento River which acts as a western border for the city and provides a great fish market. Gabriel Moraga was a Spanish cavalry officer who gave the Sacramento River its name which was a reference to Catholic Eucharist.