Los Angeles, California
ZipTipz Los Angeles Travel Guide

La-La Land...every nickname for LA describes a place where fantasy becomes reality. Schmooze with celebrities, shop Rodeo Drive or simply catch the sun at the beach. There's never a shortage of places to go or wishes to be granted in the City of Angels.

District Guide

Los Angeles is a bright and eclectic patchwork of neighborhoods and lifestyles. Made up of dozens of communities, there is no one unifying experience that sums up the life and the heartbeat of this city among cities. From the eternal sunshine and Hollywood glitz to the traffic and smog, this City...

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Historical Background

California's earliest residents were Native Americans. Prior to the mid-18th century, several native peoples dominated the area, most notably those from the Tongva nation. Legend even has it that these early inhabitants were reluctant to establish large settlements in what is now the L....

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Where To Stay

According to the tired but true axiom, the three most important things in real estate are location, location and location. In the universe of Los Angeles, that cannot be stressed enough, and where you stay will have a tremendous impact on your L.A. experienc...

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Dining and Drinking

When it comes to dining and drinking, anything that one can possibly dream up can be found in Los Angeles. Celebrity-only seating on the West Side is countered by family-style seating in Silverlake, and cuisines from Ethiopian to Polish are all here somewher...

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As the entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles is overflowing with theater, art, dance, film and television. The city has a variety of options for every entertainment taste.

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Recommended Tours

Walking around Los Angeles is not an easy task. As the world's largest metropolis, Los Angeles has become as famous for cars and traffic as it is for its film industry. Before considering an exploration of the city, a rental car is certainly advisable, if not necessary.

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ZipTipz facts about Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles is located in LOS ANGELES county, in the state of California. It includes the following ZIP codes within its boundaries: 90001, 90002, 90003, 90004, 90005, 90006, 90007, 90008, 90009, 90010, 90011, 90073, 90095, 90012, 90013, 90014, 90015, 90016, 90017, 90101, 90018, 90019, 90020, 90021, 90022, 90023, 90024, 90025, 90026, 90027, 90028, 90029, 90030, 90031, 90032, 90033, 90034, 90035, 90036, 90037, 90038, 90039, 90040, 90041, 90042, 90043, 90044, 90045, 90046, 90047, 90048, 90049, 90050, 90051, 90052, 90053, 90054, 90055, 90056, 90057, 90058, 90059, 90060, 90061, 90062, 90063, 90064, 90065, 90066, 90067, 90068, 90070, 90071, 90072, 90074, 90075, 90076, 90077, 90078, 90079, 90080, 90081, 90082, 90083, 90084, 90086, 90087, 90088, 90089, 90091, 90093, 90094, 90096, 90099, 90102, 90103, and 90189.

According to the United States Census 2000 data, Los Angeles has a population of 2,355,994. There are 842,964 households in the city with an average of 2.79 persons per household.

Some additional information about Los Angeles, based on United States Census 2000 data:

  • Time zone: GMT-8 (observes Daylight Savings Time)
  • Latitude/Longitude: 33.974243 / -118.245169
  • Elevation: 267 feet
  • County area: 4,060 square miles
  • Average house value: $260,818
  • Income per household: $33,615

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Los Angeles, often called simply L.A., is the most populous city in the state of California and the second-most populous in the United States. It is an alpha world city having a population of approximately four million people and spanning 498 square miles. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Los Angeles metropolitan area has a total area of 4,850 square miles and is home to roughly 13 million people.

Los Angeles was founded in 1781 by Spanish Captain Rivera y Moncada, yet it was not incorporated as a municipality until April 4, 1850—five months before California achieved statehood. It is the county seat of Los Angeles County.

The Los Angeles area, recognized by its sprawling urban terrain, is one of the world's most important centers of culture, science, technology, international trade, and higher education, and is home to numerous world-renowned institutions in a broad range of professional and cultural fields. The city and its immediate surrounding vicinity leads the world in producing popular entertainment—such as motion pictures, television, and recorded music—which forms the base of its international fame and global status.

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