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Sacramento County is a county in California. Its county seat is Sacramento, which is also the state capital. As of 2008, the population of this county was estimated to be 1,394,154.
The Sacramento metropolitan area consists of four counties with Sacramento County being the largest. The County covers about 994 square miles (2,570 km2) in the middle of the California Central Valley, a large agricultural region. Sacramento County extends from the low delta lands between the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River north to about ten miles (16 km) beyond the State Capitol and east to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The southmost portion of Sacramento County has direct access to San Francisco Bay.