Concept

Los Angeles

Summary
Los Angeles (USlɔːs_ˈændʒələs ; Los Ángeles los ˈaŋxeles, The Angels), often referred to by its initials L.A., and officially the City of Los Angeles, is the most populous city in the state of California. With roughly 3.9 million residents within the city limits , Los Angeles is the second-most populous city in the United States, behind only New York City, and is the commercial, financial, and cultural center of the Southern California region. Los Angeles has a Mediterranean climate, an ethnically and culturally diverse population, and a sprawling metropolitan area. The majority of the city proper lies in a basin in Southern California adjacent to the Pacific Ocean in the west and extending partly 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 , and is the county seat of Los Angeles County, which is the most populous coun
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