Los Angeles - United States
Los Angeles State: California Country: United States
Los Angeles By The Numbers:
Population: 3,849,368 Elevation: 256 feet/ 78 metres Average Annual Rainfall: 14 inches/ 36 centimetres Average January Temperature: 57 degrees F/ 14 degrees C Average July Temperature: 72 degrees F/ 22 degrees C
Major Industries: tourism, entertainment, communications, shipping, manufacturing, finance Ethnic Mix: 47% Caucasian, 46.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% African American, 10% Asian Electricity: 110 volts, 60Hz, standard two pin plugs Time Zone: GMT-8 Country Dialing Code: 1 Area Codes: 213, 310, 323, 626, 818 ( 1 and the area code must be dialed even for local calls)
Did You Know?
Los Angeles allows visitors to glimpse millions of years of geologic history. At the La Brea Tar Pits you can see residue of the days when dinosaurs walked the Earth, and the tar is still oozing in some places.
Los Angeles is the largest city in California and is located in the southern part of the state on the Pacific Ocean. Las Vegas lies 231 miles/372 kilometres to the east, Phoenix is 366 miles/589 kilometres southeast, and San Diego is 116 miles/187 kilometres south.