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San Francisco United States of America

city rank #53

City Overview

San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the San Francisco Bay Area, a region of 7.6 million people which includes San Jose and Oakland. 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 large city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California and the thirteenth most populous city in the United States, with a population of 805,235 as of the 2010 Census.

Today, San Francisco is one of the top tourist destinations in the world, ranking 52 out of the 100 most visited cities worldwide, and is renowned for its chilly summer fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and its famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf. The city is also a principal banking and finance center, and the home to more than 30 international financial institutions, helping to make San Francisco rank eighteenth in the world’s top producing cities, eighth in the United States, and ninth place in the top twenty global financial centers.  San Francisco has the second highest per capita GDP in the United States after Washington, D.C.

Things to do

See

Work

Fillmore, Sacramento, Haight, Union Square


Rest

Alamo Square, Cable Car Museum, Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, Asian Art Museum


And be seen

Eat

Michael Mina, Perbacco, Boulevard, Slanted Door


Drink

Bix, Americano, Clock Bar


Be Merry

Mezzanine, Temple Nightclub, Ruby Skye


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Contact Us

Matt Kircher
101 California Street 44th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415 772 0123 | matt.kircher@cbre.com