San Francisco – City on the coast of California
San Francisco is the ethical, commercial, and financial place of Northern California and the only united city-county in California. San Francisco covers the land area of about forty-six square miles on the blue end of the San Francisco Peninsula, which make this city the smallest one in the United States. About 18,451 people per square mile are living in this city that makes it the most populated city in the state of California and the one of the most densely populated city after New York in the United States. San Francisco comes to the fourth most crowded city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and it comes on the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a counted 2015 population of more than 0.8 million. The city and its surrounding areas are called as the San Francisco Bay Area that the reason for its nickname (the city by the bay).
Go Back In Time:
San Francisco was founded on June 29, 1776, when immigrants from Spain implanted Fort of San Francisco at the Golden Gate named after St. Francis of Assisi, a few miles away from it. The California Gold Rush (founded by James W) in the 19th century brought quick growth, that made it the largest city on the West Coast at that time. San Francisco became a united city-county in 1856. After three- accommodations of the city were wrecked by the earthquake and fire in 1906, San Francisco was swiftly reassembled, presenting the Panama-Pacific International Exposition after nine years.
In World War II, San Francisco was the harbor of departure for service fellows shipping out to the Pacific Theater. After the war, the union of returning servicemen, massive colonization, relaxing attitudes, along with the upswing of the "hippie" counterculture, the Sexual Uprising, the Concord Movement growing opposition to United States association in the Vietnam War, and other aspects directed to the Summer of Love and the other one gay rights movement, strengthening San Francisco as a epicenter of generous involvement in the United States. Diplomatically, the city votes strongly along copious Independent Party lines.
Attractions and Characteristics:
A standard tourist destination, San Francisco is generally known for its cool summers that bring cool breeze, mist, steep rolling hills, an extensive mix of architecture, and innovations, including the Golden Gate Bridge, the cable cars, the anterior Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, Fisherman's Wharf, and its Chinatown region. San Francisco is also the center of operations of five major banking associations and numerous other companies, for instance Levi Strauss & Co. Gap Inc., Salesforce.com, Dropbox, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Yelp, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber, Lyft, Mozilla, Craigslist and much more.