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Watch live broadcasts from online cameras in the San Francisco. San Francisco is a city and county in the state of California, USA, named after the Catholic Saint Francis of Assisi. The city has a population of 900,000, the fourth most populous city in California and the twelfth in the United States. The area of San Francisco is 600.6 square kilometers, of which land - 121.4, water - 479.2. San Francisco is located at the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula. For most of its history, it has been the most populated and important city in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1776, the Spaniards settled on the coast of the peninsula, building a fort near the Golden Gate Strait and establishing a mission named after St. Francis. The small town that arose next to her was called Yerba Buena. In 1848, thanks to the California Gold Rush, the city began to grow rapidly. In the same year he was renamed San Francisco. After a devastating earthquake and fire in 1906, the city was quickly and almost completely rebuilt. San Francisco is a world tourist destination, known for its summer cold mists, steep hills and a mix of Victorian and modern architecture. City attractions include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the cable car system, Coit Tower and Chinatown.