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Los Angeles (IPA: /lsndls/;or /los anxeles/ in Spanish) is the largest city in the state of California and the second-largest in the United States.[1] Often abbreviated as L.A., it is rated an alpha world city, having an estimated population of 3.8million[2] and spanning over 469.1 square miles (1,214.9 square kilometers) in Southern California. Additionally, the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area is home to nearly 17,776,000 people who hail from all over the globe and speak more than a hundred different languages. Los Angeles is the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populous and most diverse county[3] in the United States. Its inhabitants are known as "Angelenos" (IPA: /ndlinoz/).
Los Angeles was founded in the year 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve as El Pueblo de Nuestra Seora la Reina de los ngeles de Porcincula (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels of Porcincula). It became a part of Mexico in 1821, following its independence from Spain. In 1848, at the end of the Mexican-American War, Los Angeles and California were purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, thus becoming part of the United States; Mexico retained the territory of Baja California. It was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850 five months before California achieved statehood.

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Total Population: 3,694,834
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $36,687
Median Home Value: $221,600
State sales tax: 7.25%
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