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North America » United States » California August 25th 1988

August 25, 1988 *City official name :Inglewood *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Inglewood dates its history to the construction of the Centinela Adobe in 1834 by Ygnacio Machado. The arrival of the railroad to the area caused Inglewood to be established in 1888, carved out of the 25,000 acre (100 km²) Centinela Ranch, which contained the Centinela Adobe. By 1908, it had a population of 1,200. Between 1920 and 1925, it was the fastest-growing city in the United States and was known for its chinchilla farms. Inglewood has been home to the Hollywood Park Racetrack since 1938. The Forum was built in Inglewood in 1967 and was the home of the Los Angeles Lakers,... read more
Inglewood
Inglewood

North America » United States » California August 18th 1988

August 18, 1988 *City official name :Santa Monica *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Santa Monica is a coastal city in western Los Angeles County, California, USA. It borders Santa Monica Bay (part of the Pacific Ocean) on the west, Pacific Palisades and Brentwood on the north, West Los Angeles and Mar Vista on the east, and Venice on the south. As of the late 2004 census, the city had a population of 96,500, although, an early 2006 estimate has the city at 103,255 people. Santa Monica is named for Saint Monica of Hippo because it was first visited by Spaniards on her feast day. In the skateboard and surfing communities Santa Monica's Ocean Park neighborhood and... read more
Santa Monica
Santa Monica


July 28, 1988 *City official name :Long Beach *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Long Beach is a city located in southern Los Angeles County, California, on the Pacific coast. It borders Orange County on its southeast edge. It is about 20 miles (30 km) south of downtown Los Angeles. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 461,522. By 2006 its population is estimated to have increased to 490,166. It is the 34th-largest city in the nation, 5th in California and 2nd in Los Angeles County (after Los Angeles). Long Beach is also the largest U.S. city that is not a county seat. According to the 2000 US Census, Long Beach is one of the most ethnically dive... read more
Long Beach
Long Beach
Long Beach

North America » United States » Nevada July 22nd 1988

July 22, 1988 *City official name :Las Vegas *Founded date : *Location :Nevada State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Las Vegas is the most populous city in the state of Nevada, United States, and a major vacation, shopping, entertainment and gambling destination. It was established in 1905, officially became a city in 1911, and became the largest American city founded in the 20th century. The name Las Vegas is often applied to the unincorporated areas of Clark County that surround the city, especially the resort areas on and near the Las Vegas Strip. This 4½ mi (7¼ km) stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard is mostly outside the Las Vegas city limits, in the unincorporated town of Paradise. The center ... read more
Las Vegas
Las Vegas
Las Vegas


July 10, 1988 *City official name :Los Angeles *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Los Angeles—often known simply as L.A. or informally as the City of Angels—is the largest city in the state of California and the second-largest in the United States. As of the 2005 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a population of 3.8 million. The city is the core cultural and economic center of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area with a population of 12.9 million. Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850—five months before California achieved statehood—and is the county seat of Los Angeles County. The city has a global presenc... read more
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Los Angeles

North America » United States » California May 14th 1988

May 14, 1988 *City official name :Beverly Hills *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Beverly Hills is a city in the western part of Los Angeles County, California, entirely surrounded by the city of Los Angeles. It is part of the so-called "Golden Triangle" of Beverly Hills, Bel-Air and Holmby Hills. It is bordered on the north by the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, on the east by the City of West Hollywood and the Fairfax District of the City of Los Angeles, on the south by Los Angeles and on the west by Westwood Village and Century City, which are neighborhoods of Los Angeles and not separate incorporated cities. As stereotypes might suggest, Beverly... read more
Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills

North America » United States » New York » New York March 1st 1988

March 01, 1988 *City official name :New York *Founded date : *Location :New York State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :New York City is the largest city in the United States and one of the world's major global cities. Located in the state of New York, the city has a population of over 8.1 million within an area of 321 square miles (approximately 830 km²), making it the most densely populated city in North America. Its metropolitan area has a population of 18.7 million and is one of the largest urban areas in the world. New York City is a center for international finance, fashion, entertainment, and culture, with an extraordinary collection of museums, galleries, performance venues, media outlets, i... read more
New York
New York
New York

South America » Ecuador November 7th 1986

November 07, 1986 *City official name :Ibarra *Founded date : *Location :Manabi Province *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Ibarra is the capital of the province of Imbabura. A colonial town with cobbled streets, located 115 Km north from Quito, at 2210 m. With some 140,000 inhabitants. Many tourists prefer this city for its pleasant weather and peaceful environment. The city has two plazas very well preserved: Parque Pedro Moncayo and the Parque Victor Manuel Peñaherrera (Flores and Olmedo), better known as Parque de la Merced. Most houses in Ibarra are colonial whitewashed style, that's why Ibarra is also known as the "White city". There is a religious museum and some attractive paintings can be seen ... read more
Ibarra
Ibarra
Ibarra

South America » Ecuador June 25th 1986

June 25, 1986 *City official name :Montecristi *Founded date : *Location :Manabi Province *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Montecristi is an old colonial town located 30 kilometers west of Portoviejo, founded in 1628 and the birthplace of the ex-President Eloy Alfaro. The town is very famous for its straw and basketware and especially renowned for its high quality Panama hat production. There are many stores along the main road selling wooden barrels, wickerwork and many others (very cheap). The village of Montecristi has a main Plaza with a Virgin statue (La Virgen de Montecristi) which is worth a visit. ... read more
Montecristi
Montecristi
Montecristi

South America » Ecuador June 21st 1986

June 21, 1986 *City official name :San Clemente *Founded date : *Location :Manabi Province *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :San Clemente is located some 59 km north of Portoviejo and 20 km south of Bahía de Caráquez. Another small fishing village that started developing their tourist industry a few years ago. ... read more
San Clemente
San Clemente
San Clemente




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