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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.

Long Beach, Californie
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
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(s): 
The International City
Location athin Los Angeles Coonty in the state o Californie
Location athin Los Angeles Coonty in the state o Californie
Long Beach, Californie is locatit in the US
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
KintraUnitit States
StateCalifornie
CoontyLos Angeles
Incorporatit13 Dizember 1897
Govrenment
 • TeepCooncil-manager govrenment
 • MayorBob Foster
 • Ceety CooncilRobert Garcia
Suja Lowenthal
Gary DeLong
Patrick O'Donnell
Gerrie Schipske
Dee Andrews
James Johnson
Al Austin
Steve Neal
 • Ceety AttorneyRobert E. Shannon
 • Ceety AuditorLaura L. Doud
 • Ceety ProsecutorDoug Haubert
Area
 • Total133.223 km2 (51.437 sq mi)
 • Land130.259 km2 (50.293 sq mi)
 • Water2.964 km2 (1.144 sq mi)  2.22%
Elevation
Sea Level 0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot462,257
 • Rank2nt in Los Angeles Coonty
7t in California
36t in the Unitit States
 • Density3,548.8/km2 (9,191.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
90801-90810, 90813-90815, 90822, 90831-90835, 90840, 90842, 90844-90848, 90853, 90888, 90899
Aurie code(s)562, 310 (Anerlie Some Sma Auries Cover 310 Aurie Code)
FIPS code06-43000
GNIS featur ID1652747
Wabsteidwww.longbeach.gov

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.

ReferencesEedit

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