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California City, California
California City is the third largest city in California encompassing 204 square miles or 130,200 acres at an elevation of approximately 2,400 feet (average) and the eleventh largest city in the nation in area. The climate is dry and mild in all four seasons, which is typical for the California high desert.
Population: 11,422 (Est.)
Elevation: 2360 feet
Land area: 203.6 square miles
Zip code: 93505
The Desert Tortoise Research Natural Area (DTNA) is 39.5 square miles of prime natural habitat set aside for the desert tortoise, the official California State Reptile. The preserve boasts a rich flora and fauna representative of the intricate Mojave Desert ecosystem. In 1980, the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of Interior, recognized the significance of the DTNA by designating it an "Area of Critical Environmental Concern" (ACEC) and as a "Research Natural Area".0
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