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Official Name: City and County of San Francisco

Nickname: The City by the Bay

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Settlement Type: Consolidated city-county

Motto: ''Oro en Paz, Fierro en Guerra'', (Spanish for "Gold in Peace, Iron in War")

Image Skyline: SF From Marin Highlands3.jpg

Image Caption: San Francisco from the Marin Headlands, with the Golden Gate Bridge in the foreground

Image Flag: Flag of San Francisco.svg

Flag Size: 100px

Image Seal: Sfseal.png

Seal Size: 100px

Image Map: California county map (San Francisco County enlarged).svg

Mapsize: 200px

Map Caption: Location of San Francisco

Pushpin Map: USA2

Pushpin Map Caption: Location in the United States

Coordinates Region: US-CA

Subdivision Type: List of countries

Subdivision Name: United States

Subdivision Type 1: Political divisions of the United States

Subdivision Name 1: California

Government Type: Mayor-council government

Governing Body: San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Leader Title: Mayor of San Francisco

Leader Name: Edwin M. Lee

Leader Title 1: San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Leader Name 1: title

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1: Eric Mar

2: Mark Farrell (politician)

3: David Chiu (politician)

4: Carmen Chu

5: Christina Olague

6: Jane Kim

7: Sean Elsbernd

8: Scott Wiener

9: David Campos

10: Malia Cohen

11: John Avalos

Leader Title 2: California State Assembly

Leader Name 2: Fiona Ma (Democratic Party (United States)), Tom Ammiano (Democratic Party (United States))

Leader Title 3: California State Senate

Leader Name 3: Mark Leno (Democratic Party (United States)), Leland Yee (Democratic Party (United States))

Leader Title 4: United States House of Representatives

Leader Name 4: Nancy Pelosi (Democratic Party (United States)), Jackie Speier (Democratic Party (United States))

Established Title: Founded

Established Date: June 29, 1776

Established Title 1: Municipal incorporation

Established Date 1: April 15, 1850 url

Title: San Francisco: Government

Publisher: SFGov.org

Accessdate: March 8, 2012

Quote: San Francisco was incorporated as a City on April 15th, 1850 by act of the Legislature.


Founder: Lieutenant José Joaquin Moraga and Francisco Palóu

Named For: St. Francis of Assisi

Unit Pref: US

Area Footnotes:
Area Total Sq Mi: 231.89

Area Land Sq Mi: 46.87

Area Water Sq Mi: 185.02

Area Water Percent: 79.79

Area Metro Sq Mi: 3524.4

Elevation Ft: 52

Elevation Max Ft: 925

Elevation Min Ft: 0

Population As Of: 2010

Population Footnotes:
Population Total: 805235

Population Density Sq Mi: 17179.2

Population: Combined statistical area: 7563460

Population Metro: 4335391

Population Urban: 3273190

Population Demonym: San Franciscan

Timezone: Pacific Time Zone

Utc Offset: -8

Timezone DST: Pacific Time Zone

Utc Offset DST: -7

Latd: 37

Latm: 47

Lat NS: N

Longd: 122

Longm: 25

Long EW: W

Coordinates Display: 8

Postal Code Type: ZIP Code

Postal Code: 94101–94112, 94114–94147, 94150–94170, 94172, 94175, 94177

Area Code: Area code 415

Blank Name: Federal Information Processing Standard

Blank Info: 06-67000

Blank 1 Name: Federal Information Processing Standard

Blank 1 Info: 06-075

Blank 2 Name: Geographic Names Information System feature ID

Blank 2 Info: 277593

Website: http://www.sfgov.org/

San Francisco (/E?sA?n frE?nE?sE?skoE?/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area.
The only consolidated city-county in California, it encompasses a land area of about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, giving it a density of about 17,179 people per square mile (6,632 people per km2). It is the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California and the 14th most populous city in the United States, with a population of 805,235 as of the 2010 Census. The city is also the financial and cultural hub of the larger San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan area, with a population of 7.6 million.
San Francisco (Spanish for "Saint Francis") was founded on June 29, 1776, when colonists from Spain established a fort at the Golden Gate and a mission named for St. Francis of Assisi a few miles away. The California Gold Rush of 1849 propelled the city into a period of rapid growth and transforming it into the largest city on the West Coast at the time.
After three-quarters of the city was destroyed by the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco was quickly rebuilt, hosting the Panama-Pacific International Exposition nine years later. During World War II, San Francisco was the port of embarkation for service members shipping out to the Pacific Theater. After the war, the confluence of returning servicemen, massive immigration, liberalizing attitudes, and other factors led to the Summer of Love and the gay rights movement, cementing San Francisco as a center of liberal activism in the United States.
Today, San Francisco is one of the top tourist destinations in the world, and is renowned for its cool summers, fog, steep rollin

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