As shown in the given Los Angeles location map that Los Angeles located in the south-west region of the United States in the state of California.
Location Map of Los Angeles, CA
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Where is Los Angeles Located?
Los Angeles (LA) is the largest city in California, located in Southern California between the San Gabriel Mountains on the east and the west coast at the Pacific Ocean. Los Angeles is the most populous city of California and the second most populous city of the United States after New York City. Initially, Los Angeles was founded on September 4, 1781 by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. The inhabitants of Los Angeles are more commonly referred as "Angelenos".
Interestingly, Los Angeles is the home of Hollywood and hence it is known as "Entertainment Capital of the World". Likewise, it is the leading in the creation of motion pictures, television production, video games, and recorded music in the world. The city is divided into more than 80 districts and neighborhoods. Furthermore, Los Angeles has Mediterranean climate and it experiences about 35 days with measurable precipitation yearly.
Los Angeles City Facts
|Nicknames||L.A., City of Angels, The Entertainment Capital of the World|
|Founded||September 4, 1781|
|Incorporated||April 4, 1850|
|Named for||Our Lady, Queen of the Angels|
|Area||502.73 sq mi (1,302.06 km2)|
|Area codes||213, 310/424, 323, 661, & 747/818|
|Population (as of 2019)||3,979,576 (1st in California; 2nd in U.S.)|
|Time Zone||UTC−08:00 (Pacific), in Summer UTC−07:00 (PDT)|
|Airport||Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX, ICAO: KLAX)|
|Seaports||The Port of Los Angeles is in San Pedro Bay|
Important Landmarks and Places to Visit in Los Angeles
|Hollywood Sign||the Los Angeles County Museum of Art||Dodger Stadium||Los Angeles Zoo||Hollywood Walk of Fame|
|Walt Disney Concert Hall||the Venice Canal Historic District and boardwalk||Olvera Street.||The Getty Villa||Melrose Avenue|
|Capitol Records Building||Theme Building||Disneyland Park||Pacific Park||Grand Central Market|
|the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels||Bradbury Building||Universal Studios Hollywood||Downtown Santa Monica||Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM)|
|Angels Flight||U.S. Bank Tower||Santa Monica Pier||Hollywood & Highland||Petersen Automotive Museum|
|Dolby Theatre||Wilshire Grand Center||Griffith Park||The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens||Watts Towers Arts Center|
|Griffith Observatory||Hollywood Boulevard||TCL Chinese Theatre||Olvera Street||Hollywood Wax Museum|
|Getty Center||Los Angeles City Hall||Santa Monica State Beach||Mulholland Drive||OUE Skyspace LA|
|Getty Villa||Hollywood Bowl||Los Angeles County Museum of Art||The Original Farmers Market||Will Rogers State Beach|
|Stahl House||Battleship USS Iowa||The Queen Mary||Aquarium of the Pacific||Descanso Gardens|
|the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum||Watts Towers||Universal CityWalk Hollywood||Madame Tussauds Hollywood||Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood|
|L.A. Live||Staples Center||The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum||Venice Canals|