San Francisco, California, the fourth most populous city in the state. It occupies all of San Francisco County. The city lies on the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the west, San Francisco Bay on the east, and the Golden Gate (the entrance to the bay) on the north. With a magnificent natural setting and architecturally distinctive buildings, San Francisco is generally regarded as one of the nation's most beautiful cities. It is also a hub of commerce, a cultural and educational center, and a city of diverse nationalities.
You Might Also Like
Washington, a state in the western United States. It is part of the region known as the Pacific Northwest and is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Oregon, Idaho, and the Canadian province of British Columbia.
California, a state in the western United States. It is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, and Mexico and stretches along the Pacific Ocean for roughly 800 miles (1,300 km).