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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
City
City of Los Angeles
From top: Downtown Los Angeles, Venice Beach, Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Sign
From top: Downtown Los Angeles, Venice Beach, Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Sign
Flag of Los Angeles
Flag Official seal of Los Angeles
Seal
Nickname(s): "L.A.", "City of Angels",[1] "Angeltown",[2] "Lalaland", "Tinseltown"[3]
Location in Los Angeles County in the state of California
Location in Los Angeles County in the state of California
Los Angeles is located in USA
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°03′N 118°15′WCoordinates: 34°03′N 118°15′W
Country United States of America
State California
County Los Angeles
Settled September 4, 1781
Incorporated April 4, 1850
Government
• Type Mayor-Council • Body Los Angeles City Council • Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) • City Attorney Mike Feuer • City Controller Ron Galperin
Area[4]
• City 503 sq mi (1,302 km2) • Land 469 sq mi (1,214 km2) • Water 34 sq mi (88 km2) 6.7%
Elevation 233 (city hall) ft (71 m)
Population (2014) • City 3,904,657 • Rank 2nd U.S., 48th world • Density 8,225/sq mi (3,176/km2) • Urban 15,067,000[6] • Metro 16,400,000[5] • CSA 17,786,419
Demonym Angeleno
Time zone PST (UTC-8) • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP code 90001–90068, 90070–90084, 90086–90089, 90091, 90093–90097, 90099, 90101–90103, 90174, 90185, 90189, 90291–90293, 91040–91043, 91303–91308, 91342–91349, 91352–91353, 91356–91357, 91364–91367, 91401–91499, 91601–91609
Area code(s) 213, 310/424, 323, 661, 747/818
FIPS code 06-44000
GNIS feature ID 1662328…...

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