Los Angeles is the most populous city in California, and the second most populous city in the United States after New York City. Located on a broad basin in Southern California, the city is surrounded by vast mountain ranges, valleys, forests, the Pacific Ocean, and nearby desert.
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Long Beach is a large port city in Los Angeles County in Southern California. Long Beach is a large coastal and port city in Southern California.
L.A. is a city of diverse cultures, and many are showcased in or around Downtown.
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The Westside of Los Angeles in Southern California is much of what the rest of the world thinks of when they think "California".
San Gabriel Valley in Southern California is a region of Los Angeles County to the northeast of Los Angeles proper.
The South Bay region of Los Angeles County in Southern California has many of the fine beaches of its neighboring areas on the West Side, with a wide variety of atmospheres, from high-end and yuppified to still-expensive beach raffish.
The Gateway Cities of Los Angeles County in Southern California are the southern border of the county with Orange County.
The San Fernando Valley is a region of Los Angeles County in Southern California, nestled to the northwest of the Los Angeles Basin.
Santa Clarita Valley in Southern California is a region of Los Angeles County far to the north of Los Angeles proper.
No trip to Los Angeles is complete without a visit to its most famous district: Hollywood, best known as the self-declared entertainment capital of the world.
Northwest Los Angeles is a region of the city that roughly comprises the neighborhoods of East Hollywood, Los Feliz, Silverlake, Echo Park, Elysian Park and Westlake/MacArthur Park.
Greater Wilshire is an area of Los Angeles. Its boundaries are Melrose Avenue/Hollywood to the north, Fairfax Avenue/West Hollywood to the west, the 10 Freeway to the south, and Hoover Street/Westlake to the east.
The Eastside of Los Angeles includes the unincorporated communities of East LA and City Terrace, and the Boyle Heights, Lincoln Heights, and El Sereno neighborhoods of Los Angeles proper, just east of Downtown.
South Central is a relatively impoverished region of Los Angeles infamous for gang violence.