San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco Bay Area
Nine coonty metropolitan aurie
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Jose
San Jose
KintraUnitit States
Major ceetiesSan Francisco
San Jose
Santa Rosa
Santa Clara
 • Metro18,088 km2 (6,984 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Nine coonty metropolitan aurie7.44 million[1]
 • Density411/km2 (1,065/sq mi)
 • CSA8.47 million[2]
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
 • Simmer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
A view o the San Francisco skyline frae the bay.
San Francisco Bay Area map

The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly kent as the Bay Area, is a populatit region that surroonds the San Francisco an San Pablo estuars in Northren Californie, Unitit States. The region encompasses the major ceeties an metropolitan auries o San Francisco, Oakland, an San Jose, alang wi smawer urban an landwart auries.[3] The Bay Area's nine coonties are Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, an Sonoma.[3][4] Hame tae approximately 7.44 million fowk,[1] the nine-coonty Bay Area conteens mony ceeties, touns, airports, an associatit regional, state, an naitional pairks, connectit bi a netwirk o roads, heich-gates, railroads, brigs, tunnels an commuter rail. The combined urban aurie o the region is the seicont-lairgest in Californie (efter the Greater Los Angeles aurie), the fift-lairgest in the Unitit States, an the 43rd-lairgest urban aurie in the warld.


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  3. 3.0 3.1 "San Francisco Bay Area Vision Project". Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  4. "The Association of Bay Area Governments". April 14, 2011. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
Other Languages
Bahasa Indonesia: Wilayah Teluk San Francisco
Bahasa Melayu: San Francisco Bay Area
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: San Francisco Bay Area
Simple English: San Francisco Bay Area
српски / srpski: Zalivska oblast San Franciska