Los Angeles, USA
The City of Los Angeles, often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the second-most populous in the United States, after New York City. Los Angeles was founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governorFelipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican War of Independence. In 1848, at the end of the Mexican–American War, Los Angeles and the rest of California were purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, thereby becoming part of the United States. source Wikipedia
Population 12, 828,837 (UA)
Los Angeles is also the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated and one of the most ethnically diversecounties in the United States, while the entire Los Angeles area itself has been recognized as the most diverse of the nation's largest cities. The entire Los Angeles area itself has been recognized as the most diverse of the nation's largest cities. The Los Angeles combined statistical area (CSA) has a gross metropolitan product (GMP) of $831 billion (as of 2008), making it the third-largest in the world, after the Greater Tokyo and New Yorkmetropolitan areas. Los Angeles includes Hollywood and leads the world in the creation of television productions, video games, and recorded music; it is also one of the leaders in motion picture production.