L.A. City

It is a fast growing city and currently has about 4 million inhabitants. Near his iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer backstage tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, Grauman’s Chinese theater looks at the footprints of celebrities ‘ feet and hands, the Walk of Fame commemorates thousands of stars, and vendors offer maps of celebrity homes.

Generally the climate is temperate and dry, with maximum rainfall during the winter. Breezes from the Pacific Ocean tend to keep communities off the coast of Los Angeles cooler in summer and temperate in winter than those in the interior. The highest point is Mount Lukens, also called Pico Sister Elsie. It is located northeast of the San Fernando Valley and has a height of 1,548 m. The main river is the Los Angeles River, which begins in the neighborhood Canoga Park and is largely seasonal. It is almost completely covered in concrete and empties into the Pacific Ocean.