San Francisco, United States of America
San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. It is the fourth-most populous city in California, and the 13th-most populous in the United States. In a 2016 census, the estimated population was 870,887. The metropolitan area had a population of more than 4.6 million.
A popular tourist destination, San Francisco is known for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, Fisherman's Wharf, and its Chinatown district. San Francisco is also known as a center of liberal activism in the United States.
It is home to a number of educational and cultural institutions, such as the University of San Francisco (USF), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco State University (SFSU), the De Young Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the California Academy of Sciences.
San Francisco has a diversified service economy, with employment spread across a wide range of professional services, including financial services, tourism, and high technology.