Where is Los Angeles - LA on California Map

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

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

CountryUnited States
CountyLos Angeles
RegionSouthern California
Coordinates34°03′N 118°15′W
NicknamesL.A., City of Angels, The Entertainment Capital of the World
FoundedSeptember 4, 1781
IncorporatedApril 4, 1850
Named forOur Lady, Queen of the Angels
Area502.73 sq mi (1,302.06 km2)
Area codes213, 310/424, 323, 661, & 747/818
ClimateSubtropical-Mediterranean climat
Population (as of 2019)3,979,576 (1st in California; 2nd in U.S.)
Time ZoneUTC−08:00 (Pacific), in Summer UTC−07:00 (PDT)
AirportLos Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX, ICAO: KLAX)
SeaportsThe Port of Los Angeles is in San Pedro Bay

Important Landmarks and Places to Visit in Los Angeles

Hollywood Signthe Los Angeles County Museum of ArtDodger StadiumLos Angeles ZooHollywood Walk of Fame
Walt Disney Concert Hallthe Venice Canal Historic District and boardwalkOlvera Street.The Getty VillaMelrose Avenue
Capitol Records BuildingTheme BuildingDisneyland ParkPacific ParkGrand Central Market
the Cathedral of Our Lady of the AngelsBradbury BuildingUniversal Studios HollywoodDowntown Santa MonicaNatural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM)
Angels FlightU.S. Bank TowerSanta Monica PierHollywood & HighlandPetersen Automotive Museum
Dolby TheatreWilshire Grand CenterGriffith ParkThe Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical GardensWatts Towers Arts Center
Griffith ObservatoryHollywood BoulevardTCL Chinese TheatreOlvera StreetHollywood Wax Museum
Getty CenterLos Angeles City HallSanta Monica State BeachMulholland DriveOUE Skyspace LA
Getty VillaHollywood BowlLos Angeles County Museum of ArtThe Original Farmers MarketWill Rogers State Beach
Stahl HouseBattleship USS IowaThe Queen MaryAquarium of the PacificDescanso Gardens
the Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumWatts TowersUniversal CityWalk HollywoodMadame Tussauds HollywoodWarner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
L.A. LiveStaples CenterThe La Brea Tar Pits and MuseumVenice Canals