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About San Francisco

Flag of San FranciscoSatellite view showing San Francisco (Spanish for "Saint Francis"), it is the fourth most populous city in California, and one of the United States most cosmopolitan cities.

The city is located on the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay on the West Coast of the United States.

San Francisco and Golden Gate Bridge
View from Marin Headlands of Golden Gate Bridge, one of the most famous landmarks of San Francisco, in the background San Francisco's skyline.
The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge which spans the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean. East of the bridge there is the infamous Alcatraz Island.

The city was founded in June 1776 at the Golden Gate by colonists from Spain who built a fort and a mission named after St. Francis of Assisi. The settlement grew slowly, in 1840 it was just a small seaport town. It wasn't until the California Gold Rush of 1849 brought rapid growth, making it the largest city on the West Coast at the time.

San Francisco is famous for its hills, international also known since the 1968 American action film 'Bullitt' with Steve Mc Queen.

In the mid-1960s the Haight Ashbury district in San Francisco was the center of the Flower Power movement.

San Francisco’s landmarks include the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz, Chinatown, Transamerica Pyramid, Union Square, North Beach, the Castro district and Mission Dolores.
San Francisco has a population of about 840,000 inhabitants. 7.5 million people live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Just zoom in (+) to see the Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco’s tallest building (48 Floors; 260 m (853 ft.)).

The Map shows a city map of San Francisco with expressways, main roads and streets, San Francisco International Airport (IATA Code: SFO) is located in south-east.

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Local Time San Francisco:
Tuesday-May-24  12:34  
Standard time zone Pacific Standard Time (PST): UTC/GMT -8 hours
Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
Google Map: Searchable Map of the City and County of San Francisco, California, USA.

City Coordinates: 37° 46′ 45.48″ N 122° 25′ 9.12″W
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