Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.
Population: 4 million (2017) Trending
Weather: 18°C, Wind E at 2 km/h, 83% Humidity
Area codes: 213/323, 310/424, 747/818
Colleges and Universities: University of California, Los Angeles, MORE
Did you know: Los Angeles has the world’s fifth-busiest city airport system by passenger traffic annually (108,057,042).