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Los Angeles




Los Angeles, California
Metropolitan City
City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles skyline
Hollywood SignEcho Park Lake
Los Angeles City HallTheme Building at Los Angeles International Airport
Vincent Thomas BridgeVenice Beach
Flag of Los Angeles, California
Flag
Official seal of Los Angeles, California
Seal
Nickname(s): "L.A.", "City of Angels",[1]"Angeltown",[2] "The Entertainment Capital of the World", "The Big Orange",[1] "La-la-land", "Tinseltown"[1]
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 California
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
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Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°03′N 118°15′WCoordinates34°03′N 118°15′W
Country United States
State California
County

 Los Angeles


CSALos Angeles-Long Beach
MSALos Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim
PuebloSeptember 4, 1781[3]
IncorporatedApril 4, 1850[4]
Named forOur Lady, Queen of the Angels
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council-Commission[5]
 • BodyLos Angeles City Council
 • MayorEric Garcetti[6]
 • City AttorneyMike Feuer[6]
 • City ControllerRon Galperin[6]
Area[7]
 • Metropolitan City502.76 sq mi (1,302.15 km2)
 • Land468.74 sq mi (1,214.03 km2)
 • Water34.02 sq mi (88.12 km2)  6.7%
Elevation[8]305 ft (93 m)
Highest elevation[9]5,074 ft (1,547 m)
Lowest elevation[9]0 ft (0 m)
Population (2010)[10]
 • Metropolitan City3,792,621
 • Estimate (2016)[11]3,976,322
 • Rank1st, California
2nd, U.S.
 • Density8,483.02/sq mi (3,275.32/km2)
 • Urban[12]12,150,996
 • Metro[13]13,131,431
 • CSA[14]18,679,763 (US: 2nd)
Demonym(s)Angeleno
Time zonePacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes90001–90068, 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 codes213/323310/424747/818
FIPS code06-44000
GNIS feature IDs16623282410877
WebsiteOfficial website