San Francisco

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San Francisco San Francisco is a city in the west of California. California is located on the west coast of the USA and borders to the Pacific Ocean. The population of the city is about 750.000 and in the Bay Area live about 6.000.000 people. Alcatraz, Angel, Treasure, and Yerba Buena islands are part of the city. San Francisco has a land area of 117 sq km. The central part of the city lies on a series of hills that reach a maximum in height of about 285 m. In the north are the main commercial sections of the city and in the south are the older sections and industrial areas. The Mission Valley district, southwest of downtown, is a black neighborhood. Other major neighborhoods are Chinatown and Japan Town. Economy San Francisco is a leading financial and international trade center for the western United States. Here is the home office of the Bank of America, one of the largest banks in the world. Tourism is also important to the citys economy. As a leading manufacturing center, it produce textiles, fabricated metal things, electric equipment, petroleum products, chemicals, paper products and printed materials. The harbour of San Francisco is one of the largest in the nation and its shipping activity has grown since the early 1980s. San Francisco has an international airport and major railroads and highways. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system connect the city with Oakland, Richmond, Concord, and Fremont across San Francisco Bay. Oakland is also accessible via the San ...

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