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About San Francisco: San Franscisco

San Francisco is located on the West Coast of the United States. San Francisco is the cultural center and a leading financial hub of the Northern California and San Francisco Bay Area.

San Franscisco from Twin peaksSan Francisco From Twin Peaks

San Francisco encompasses a land area of about 46.9 square miles (121 km2). In the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco was founded on June 29, 1776. San Francisco is a popular tourist destination.

San Francisco is famous for its hills. There are more than 50 hills within city limits.

Climate: Among major U.S. cities, San Francisco has the coldest daily mean, maximum, and minimum temperatures for June, July, and August. During the summer, rising hot air in California's interior valleys creates a low pressure area that draws winds from the North Pacific High through the Golden Gate, which creates the city's characteristic cool winds and fog.

The rainy period of November to April is slightly cooler, with the normal monthly mean temperature reaching its lowest in January at 51.3 °F (10.7 °C). On average, there are 73 rainy days a year, and annual precipitation averages 23.65 inches (601 mm)

San francisco universityUniversity of San Francisco

Education: Education is served by The University of San Francisco, The University of California, San Francisco is the sole campus of the University of California system entirely dedicated to graduate education in health and biomedical sciences. It is ranked among the top-five medical schools in the United States

Language: English is the primary language in the San Francisco. also other languages are spoken by the people which are Chinese, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, French, Japanese etc.

Sanfranscisco South Market

 

San Franscisco South Market

Economy: San Francisco has a diversified service economy, with employment spread across a wide range of professional services, including financial services, tourism, and technology. Tourism is one of the city's largest private-sector industries. Since the 1990s, San Francisco's economy has diversified away from finance and tourism towards the growing fields of high tech, biotechnology, and medical research.

 

 

Opera House 

Entertainment and Arts: The War Memorial Opera House houses the San Francisco Opera, the second-largest opera company in North America.

San Francisco Meseum of Modern Art

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art:

Museums: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and The red brick and central circular structure of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

AT & T Park

 

AT&T Park

Sports: The Giants play at AT&T Park, which opened in 2000, a cornerstone project of the South Beach and Mission Bay redevelopment. In 2012, San Francisco was ranked number 1 among America's Best Baseball cities. The study examined which U.S. metro areas have produced the most Major Leaguers since 1920.

Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach

Beaches and Parks: Several of San Francisco's parks and nearly all of its beaches form part of the regional Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the most visited units of the National Park system in the United States with over 13 million visitors a year. Among the GGNRA's attractions within the city are Ocean Beach, which runs along the Pacific Ocean shoreline and is frequented by a vibrant surfing community.

San Francisco International Airport

Transportation: The transportation is served by the Highways, Cable Car, Ferries The Golden Gate Ferry, San Francisco International Airport  etc. San francisco Ferries and Cable Car is one of the cheapest way to travel.

 

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