The city of Los Angeles was founded in 1781 and at first there were only a handful of families. Nowadays the city is the second-most populous in the United States of America, its population being estimated at about 3 800 000 inhabitants.
The full name of the city is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula” (“Our Lady the Queen of the angels of Porcincula”). The city economy is based on mainly on international trade, hi technologies and aerospace, fashion and entertainment.
L.A. is as much a fantasy as it is a physical city. Nowadays tourism is a flourishing industry in Los Angeles mainly due to its popular attractions world-wide such as Universal Studios and Hollywood as well as amazing sunshine and lovely beaches. The city has been the epicenter of intellectual growth, urban development and is also one of the most popular destinations in the United States for local and international food and large, diverse communities.