San Francisco is surrounded by the San Francisco Bay in the east, the Golden Gate in the north and the pacific in the west.
It is about 125 q²km and is surrounded by 42 hills, from where you have a fantastic and impressive (beeindruckend) view (Ausblick) of the city. San Francisco is in the northend of a peninsula (Halbinsel). About 700.000 inhabitants live there and it is the third biggest city in California, after Los Angeles and San Diego.
“Frisco”, “San Fran”, “The City” and “Fog City” are only a few nicknames of San Francisco.
In the 1960ties it was the city of the “Flower Power Generation”. All hippies wanted to be there once or live there.
San Francisco is a fast growing city and many companies, for example google, are located here.The night life here is very busy, too.
There is not only a tourist center, but a large place called “China Town”, which is a very popular tourist attraction. It is said to be(angeblich) the biggest community of chinese people outside of China. Also the gay community is one of the bi.....[read full text]
Tourist allways speak from the "Gay-community" of San Francisco. Circa 20% from the citizen are voters. As a political and economic factor, is the Gay-community not a point to think away. The income from the homosexual population are to be above average.
Therefore, the spread of AIDS changed not really more. Below the twin peaks and Buena Vista Park began an area with centre in the Castro street. They talk from the Stronghold of the Gay-community.