About los angeles
Los Angeles, often referred to by its initials L.A., is the commercial, financial, and cultural center of Southern California. Los Angeles is the largest city in the state of California, the second most populous city in the United States after New York City, and one of the world's most populous megacities. With a population of roughly 3.9 million residents within the city limits as of 2020, Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic and cultural diversity, being the home of the Hollywood film industry, and its sprawling metropolitan area. The city lies in a basin in Southern California adjacent to the Pacific Ocean in the west and extending through the Santa Monica Mountains and north into the San Fernando Valley, with the city bordering the San Gabriel Valley to its east. It covers about 469 square miles (1,210 km2), and is the county seat of Los Angeles County, which is the most populous county in the United States with an estimated 9.86 million residents as of 2022.

Los angeles

white neon signage
white neon signage
man standing on escalator
man standing on escalator
aerial view of city under cloudy sky
aerial view of city under cloudy sky
white and red wall graffiti
white and red wall graffiti
a smiling woman with tattoos on her arms
a smiling woman with tattoos on her arms
man in black hoodie sitting on white concrete bench
man in black hoodie sitting on white concrete bench
people on beach during daytime
people on beach during daytime
city skyline under blue sky during daytime
city skyline under blue sky during daytime
people walking on park during sunset
people walking on park during sunset
a woman with curly hair wearing a white tank top
a woman with curly hair wearing a white tank top
city skyline during night time
city skyline during night time
city buildings during night time
city buildings during night time
woman in red and black swimsuit sitting on beach during daytime
woman in red and black swimsuit sitting on beach during daytime
a man with long hair holding a video game controller
a man with long hair holding a video game controller
people standing on green grass field during daytime
people standing on green grass field during daytime
silver chevrolet camaro parked near white house
silver chevrolet camaro parked near white house