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Vacation 2 USA   >   California   >   Towns and Cities   >   San Francisco

   
 

San Francisco


San Francisco is the 4th largest city in California. As of 2005, the population was estimated at 739,426.

San Francisco is known for its hilly landscape, its mixture of modern and Victorian architecture, and the its familiar landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the Cable Car System, Chinatown, the Coit Tower, and the Transamerica Pyramid.

San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, California Attractions in the San Francisco area include:

San Francisco Facts


Here is some more information about San Francisco:
  • Professional sports teams in San Francisco include the American football team, the San Francisco 49ers, the Major League Baseball team, the San Francisco Giants, and the USL-1 soccer team, California Victory.

  • The main airport for San Francisco is San Francisco International Airport.

  • Leading education institutions in San Francisco include the University of California, San Francisco ("UCSF") and the University of San Francisco. The University of California, San Francisco ("UCSF") is one of the University of California's ten campuses. The University of San Francisco is a private Catholic University, established in 1855.

  • Some of the leading companies with their headquarters in San Francisco include Gap, McKesson Corporation and Visa International.

  • San Francisco's many nicknames include ":Baghdad by the Bay":, ":The City":, ":The City by the Bay":, ":The City That Knows How":, ":Everybody's Favorite City":, ":Fog City":, ":Frisco":, ":Golden City":, ":The Golden Gate City":, ":San Fran":, and ":Shaky Town":.

Weather in San Francisco


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Fodor's Northern California: With Napa & Sonoma, Yosemite, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe & The Best Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel Publications
Released: December 10th, 2019
Paperback (544 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1640971882
  • EAN: 9781640971882
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 15
  • Number of Pages: 544
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: December 10th, 2019
  • Release Date: December 10th, 2019
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  • Weight: 1.05 Pounds
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Rock Climbing the San Francisco Bay Area (Regional Rock Climbing Series)

By Tresa Black

Falcon Guides
Released: October 7th, 2014
Paperback (256 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Falcon Guides
  • Brand: Falcon Guides
  • ISBN: 0762786671
  • EAN: 9780762786671
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  • Edition: Second
  • Number of Pages: 256
  • Author: Tresa Black
  • Publication Date: October 7th, 2014
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 San Francisco (2020) (Pocket Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: September 17th, 2019
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  • Manufacturer: DK Eyewitness Travel
  • Brand: DK Eyewitness Travel
  • ISBN: 0241367794
  • EAN: 9780241367797
  • PartNumber: 9780241367797
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  • Paperback
  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 2020th ed.
  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publication Date: September 17th, 2019
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  • Weight: 0.5 Pounds
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Moon Coastal California (Travel Guide)

By Stuart Thornton

Moon Travel
Released: November 13th, 2018
Paperback (500 pages)

Moon Coastal California (Travel Guide)
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  • ISBN: 1640492917
  • EAN: 9781640492912
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 6
  • Number of Pages: 500
  • Author: Stuart Thornton
  • Publication Date: November 13th, 2018
  • Release Date: November 13th, 2018
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A People's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area (Volume 3) (A People's Guide Series)

By Rachel Brahinsky

University of California Press
Released: October 6th, 2020
Paperback (288 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: University of California Press
  • Brand: University of California Press
  • ISBN: 0520288378
  • EAN: 9780520288379
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  • Edition: First
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Authors: Rachel Brahinsky, Alexander Tarr
  • Publication Date: October 6th, 2020
  • Release Date: October 6th, 2020
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Urban Trails: San Francisco: Coastal Bluffs/ The Presidio/ Hilltop Parks & Stairways

By Alexandra Kenin

Mountaineers Books
Released: November 1st, 2016
Paperback (288 pages)

Urban Trails: San Francisco: Coastal Bluffs/ The Presidio/ Hilltop Parks & Stairways
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  • Brand: Mountaineers Books
  • ISBN: 1680510207
  • EAN: 9781680510201
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  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Author: Alexandra Kenin
  • Publication Date: November 1st, 2016
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Lonely Planet Northern California (Regional Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Alison Bing, Nate Cavalieri, Ashley Harrell & John A Vlahides

Lonely Planet
Released: March 20th, 2018
Paperback (576 pages)

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  • ISBN: 178657361X
  • EAN: 9781786573612
  • PartNumber: 30042257
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 3
  • Number of Pages: 576
  • Authors: Lonely Planet, Helena Smith, Brett Atkinson, Sara Benson, Alison Bing, Celeste Brash, Nate Cavalieri, Michael Grosberg, Ashley Harrell, Josephine Quintero, John A Vlahides
  • Publication Date: March 20th, 2018
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Moon Northern California: With San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma, Yosemite & Lake Tahoe (Travel Guide)

By Elizabeth Linhart Veneman

Moon Travel
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  • ISBN: 1640492828
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 8
  • Number of Pages: 500
  • Author: Elizabeth Linhart Veneman
  • Publication Date: December 18th, 2018
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Kids' Travel Guide - San Francisco: The fun way to discover San Francisco—especially for kids (Kids' Travel Guide Series)

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  • ISBN: 1910994316
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  • Number of Pages: 44
  • Authors: Kelsey Fox, Shiela H. Leon, FlyingKids
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Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area (Moon Outdoors)

By Ann Marie Brown

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Released: June 5th, 2018
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  • ISBN: 1640490035
  • EAN: 9781640490031
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  • Number of Pages: 425
  • Author: Ann Marie Brown
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