Bay Area

The Bay Area, ringing the Bay in northern , is a geographically diverse and extensive metropolitan region that is home to nearly 8 million inhabitants in cities such as San Francisco, , and .

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The centerpiece of the Bay Area, is one of the most visited cities in the world, and with good reason. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a county in the section of the Bay Area region of . Photo: Miskatonic, CC BY 2.5.

East of the Oakland Hills that border the East Bay, maintains a very separate culture and lifestyle than its Bay Area neighbors. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

in the Bay Area of is a bedroom community across the Golden Gate Bridge to the north of . Photo: Sanfranman59, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Lying across the Bay Bridge from , the consists primarily of and . Photo: Mactographer, CC BY 2.5.

North of the Golden Gate Bridge, in the hilly country across the chilly waters from , lies the region of the Bay Area. Photo: Frank Schulenburg, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The region of the San Francisco Bay Area lies immediately south of the City and County of —reaching from its famous neighbor to the north into the high-tech region of . Photo: King of Hearts, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the part of the Bay Area to the south of San Francisco Bay and to the southeast of the in California. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

lies in the South Bay and the southern of the San Francisco Bay Area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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