Where Is San Francisco, Ca.?


Quick Answer

San Francisco is located along the coastline of north-central California, at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula, which separates San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean. The central part of the city encompasses nearly 47 square miles and is surrounded by water on three sides.

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As of 2014, this financial and cultural hub of the Golden State has an estimated population of roughly 840,000. The Bay Area encompasses metropolitan San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose and their surrounding areas and is home to roughly 7.4 million residents. In terms of population, it is the fifth-largest region in the United States.

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