Welcome to San Francisco
San Francisco, city and port, coextensive with San Francisco county, northern California, U.S., located on a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It is a cultural and financial centre of the western United States and one of the country’s most cosmopolitan cities.
A popular tourist destination, San Francisco is known for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, Fisherman's Wharf, and it’s Chinatown district.
San Francisco is also the headquarters of five major banking institutions and various other companies and a home to a number of educational and cultural institutions. As of 2019, San Francisco is the highest rated American city on world liveability rankings.