Oakland is a large city located on the central west coast of California, right on the San Francisco Bay. The port of Oakland is the largest port in the San Francisco Bay.
Oakland is the eighth largest city in California, and the 47th largest city in the United States with a population of 406,000 people. Being the largest city in Alameda County, Oakland serves as the county seat as well. Oakland covers about 58 square miles of land and 26 square miles of water. It is the home of the Raiders, Athletics and Warriors, which are professional teams in football, baseball and basketball, respectively.