Long Beach, Californie

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Long Beach, Californie
Ceety
Images frae top, left tae richt: Long Beach skyline frae Bluff Park, RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Cavern exhibit, Hanjin Terminal at Port of Long Beach, Villa Riviera, Metro Blue Line, Long Beach Lighthouse
Nickname(s): LB, the LBC
Motto: The International City
Location athin Los Angeles Coonty in the state o Californie
Long Beach, Californie is located in United States
Long Beach, Californie
Long Beach, Californie
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 33°46′5.9556″N 118°11′44.2206″W / 33.768321000°N 118.195616833°W / 33.768321000; -118.195616833Coordinates: 33°46′5.9556″N 118°11′44.2206″W / 33.768321000°N 118.195616833°W / 33.768321000; -118.195616833
Kintra Unitit States
State Californie
Coonty Los Angeles
Incorporatit 13 Dizember 1897
Government
 • Type Cooncil-manager govrenment
 • Mayor Bob Foster
 • Ceety Cooncil

Robert Garcia
Suja Lowenthal
Gary DeLong
Patrick O'Donnell


Gerrie Schipske
Dee Andrews
James Johnson
Al Austin
Steve Neal
 • Ceety Attorney Robert E. Shannon
 • Ceety Auditor Laura L. Doud
 • Ceety Prosecutor Doug Haubert
Area[1]
 • Total 51.437 sq mi (133.223 km2)
 • Land 50.293 sq mi (130.259 km2)
 • Water 1.144 sq mi (2.964 km2)  2.22%
Elevation 0 ft (Sea Level 0 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 462,257
 • Rank 2nt in Los Angeles Coonty
7t in California
36t in the Unitit States
 • Density 9,191.3/sq mi (3,548.8/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 90801-90810, 90813-90815, 90822, 90831-90835, 90840, 90842, 90844-90848, 90853, 90888, 90899
Area code(s) 562, 310 (Anerlie Some Sma Auries Cover 310 Aurie Code)
FIPS code 06-43000
GNIS featur ID 1652747
Website www.longbeach.gov

Long Beach is a ceety situatit in Los Angeles Coonty in Soothren Californie, on the Pacific coast o the Unitit States. The ceety is the 36t-lairgest ceety in the naition an the seivent-lairgest in Californie. As o 2010, its population wis 462,257. In addeetion, Long Beach is the seicont lairgest ceety athin Greater Los Angeles Aurie, efter Los Angeles, an a principal ceety o the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan aurie.

The ceety is a dominant maritime centre o the Unitit States. The Port of Long Beach is the Unitit States' seicont busiest container port an ane o the warld's lairgest shippin ports.[2] The ceety maintains a lairge ile industry wi the substance bein foond baith unnergrund an affshore an aw. Manufacturin sectors include those in aircraft, caur pairts, electronic an audiovisual equipment, an hame furnishins. It is hame tae heidquairters for corporations includin Epson America, Molina Healthcare, an SCAN Health Plan. Long Beach haes grown wi the development o heich-technologie an aerospace industries in the aurie.

Downtown Long Beach is locatit approximately 25 miles (40 km) sooth o Downtown Los Angeles, housomeivver, the twa ceeties border each ither for several miles on Long Beach's soothwastren portion. Long Beach borders Orange Coonty on its sootheast edge.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. U.S. Census
  2. "About the Port". Port of Long Beach website.