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Long Beach, California

Long Beach is a city in the U.S. state of California located within the Los Angeles metropolitan area. It is the 43rd most populous city in the United States, with a population of 463,218 as of 2020. A charter city, Long Beach is the 7th most populous city in California.
Long Beach was incorporated in 1897, and lies in Southern California, more precisely in the southern part of Los Angeles County. Long Beach is approximately 20 miles (32 km) south of downtown Los Angeles, and is part of the Gateway Cities region. The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container port in the United States and is among the world's largest shipping ports. The city is over an oilfield with minor wells both directly beneath the city as well as offshore.
The city is known for its waterfront attractions, including the permanently docked RMS Queen Mary and the Aquarium of the Pacific. Long Beach also hosts the Grand Prix of Long Beach, currently an IndyCar race and the Long Beach Pride Festival and Parade. California State University, Long Beach, one of the largest universities in California by enrollment, is located in the city.

  1. 1 History
    1. 1.1 Tongva period
    2. 1.2 Spanish and Mexican period
    3. 1.3 Post-Conquest period
    4. 1.4 Incorporation
  2. 2 Geography
    1. 2.1 Neighborhoods
    2. 2.2 Climate
    3. 2.3 Environment
      1. 2.3.1 Pollution
      2. 2.3.2 Ecology
  3. 3 Demographics
    1. 3.1 2010
    2. 3.2 2000
  4. 4 Economy
    1. 4.1 Top employers
    2. 4.2 Retail
  5. 5 Culture
    1. 5.1 Art
    2. 5.2 Music
    3. 5.3 Theater
    4. 5.4 Cultural events
    5. 5.5 Sites of interest
  6. 6 Sports
    1. 6.1 Grand Prix of Long Beach
    2. 6.2 Long Beach Marathon
    3. 6.3 Baseball
    4. 6.4 Basketball
    5. 6.5 Sailing
    6. 6.6 Water skiing
    7. 6.7 Surfing
    8. 6.8 Rugby union
    9. 6.9 College sports
      1. 6.9.1 Archery
    10. 6.10 2028 Summer Olympics
  7. 7 Government
    1. 7.1 Municipal
    2. 7.2 Federal and state representation
    3. 7.3 Politics
  8. 8 Infrastructure
    1. 8.1 Police department
      1. 8.1.1 Restrictions on registered sex offenders
    2. 8.2 Fire department
      1. 8.2.1 Marine Safety Division
    3. 8.3 County
    4. 8.4 State and federal
  9. 9 Education
    1. 9.1 Primary and secondary schools
      1. 9.1.1 Public schools
      2. 9.1.2 Private schools
    2. 9.2 Colleges and universities
  10. 10 Transportation
    1. 10.1 Ports and freight
    2. 10.2 Public transportation
    3. 10.3 Airports
    4. 10.4 Freeways and highways
    5. 10.5 Bicycles and pedestrians
    6. 10.6 Modal characteristics
  11. 11 Media
    1. 11.1 Movies and television
    2. 11.2 Online News
    3. 11.3 Print
    4. 11.4 Radio
  12. 12 Notable people
  13. 13 Sister cities
    1. 13.1 Friendship cities
  14. 14 See also
  15. 15 References
  16. 16 Bibliography
  17. 17 External links

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Long Beach, California

➴ Coordinates: 33° 45‘ N, 118° 10‘ W
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