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Downtown San Francisco

San Francisco Lesson - Page 1

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San Francisco is the fourth most populated city in California. About 744,000 people live in San Francisco. It is located in the northern part of the state, on the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula. The Pacific Ocean is to the west and the San Francisco Bay is to the east. San Francisco is nicknamed the City by the Bay. It is famous for hilly streets, cable cars, earthquakes, foggy weather, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and Chinatown. (3-page lesson)

Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge

Where is San Francisco?

It is in northern California.

It is nicknamed the City by the Bay.

About 744,000 people live in San Francisco.

This is a picture of the famous Golden Gate Bridge.

Cable Cars
Cable Cars

What kind of vehicle is this?

It is a cable car. Cable cars are useful for traveling on hilly streets.

San Franciso is famous for its cable cars.

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