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San Francisco
Consolidated city-county
City and County of San Francisco
San Francisco from the Marin Headlands
San Francisco from the Marin Headlands
Flag of San Francisco
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Official seal of San Francisco
Seal
Nickname(s): 
See List of nicknames for San Francisco [1]
Motto(s): 
Oro en Paz, Fierro en Guerra (Spanish)
(English: "Gold in Peace, Iron in War")
San Francisco is located in San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco
San Francisco
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San Francisco is located in California
San Francisco
San Francisco
Location within California
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San Francisco is located in the United States
San Francisco
San Francisco
Location within the United States
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San Francisco is located in North America
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Coordinates: 37°47′N 122°25′W / 37.783°N 122.417°W / 37.783; -122.417Coordinates: 37°47′N 122°25′W / 37.783°N 122.417°W / 37.783; -122.417
Country  United States
State  California
CSA San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland
Metro San Francisco–Oakland–Hayward
Mission June 29, 1776[2]
Incorporated April 15, 1850[3]
Founded by José Joaquín Moraga
Francisco Palóu
Named for St. Francis of Assisi
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Body Board of Supervisors
 • Mayor London Breed (D)[4]
 • Supervisors[6]
List
  • Sandra Lee Fewer (D)
  • Catherine Stefani (D)
  • Aaron Peskin (D)
  • Gordon Mar (D)
  • Vallie Brown (D)
  • Matt Haney (D)
  • Norman Yee (D)
  • Rafael Mandelman (D)
  • Hillary Ronen (D)
  • Shamann Walton (D)
  • Ahsha Safaí (D)
 • Assembly members[7][8] David Chiu (D)
Phil Ting (D)
 • State senator Scott Wiener (D)[5]
 • United States Representatives[9][10] Nancy Pelosi (D)
Jackie Speier (D)
Area
[11]
 • City and county 231.89 sq mi (600.59 km2)
 • Land 46.89 sq mi (121.46 km2)
 • Water 185.00 sq mi (479.14 km2)  80.00%
 • Metro
3,524.4 sq mi (9,128 km2)
Elevation
[12]
52 ft (16 m)
Highest elevation
[13]
934 ft (285 m)
Lowest elevation
[13]
0 ft (0 m)
Population
 (2018)[14]
 • City and county 883,305
 • Rank 4th in California
13th in United States
 • Density 18,838/sq mi (7,272/km2)
 • Metro
4,729,484 (12th)
 • CSA
9,666,055 (5th)
Demonym(s) San Franciscan
San Francisqueño/a
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
ZIP Codes[15]
List
  • 94102–94105
  • 94107–94112
  • 94114–94134
  • 94137
  • 94139–94147
  • 94151
  • 94158–94161
  • 94163–94164
  • 94172
  • 94177
  • 94188
Area codes 415/628[16]
FIPS code 06-67000
GNIS feature IDs 277593, 2411786
GDP $154.2 billion[17] (2015)
Website sf.gov