Los Angeles

Frank Lloyd Wright is said to have quipped, "Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles," a quote that has since been repeated both by those who love and hate L.A.
Photo: AlekVT, CC BY-SA 4.0. Photo: Tuxyso, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

No trip to Los Angeles is complete without a visit to its most famous district: , best known as the self-declared entertainment capital of the world. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The in is a region of Los Angeles County. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a region of Los Angeles County in , nestled to the northwest of the Los Angeles Basin. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a city in the U.S. state of located within the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Photo: Mfield, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a multi-purpose arena in . Photo: Taras Kalapun, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is a contemporary art museum with two locations in greater Los Angeles, California. Photo: Minnaert, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is one of the halls in the Los Angeles Music Center, which is one of the three largest performing arts centers in the United States. Photo: Jjron, GFDL.

The is a music and theater venue in , California, at . Photo: Minnaert, CC BY-SA 3.0.


The largely suburban and industrial of Los Angeles County in make up the southeastern portion of the county, lying between the City of Los Angeles proper and the border of the county with . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The region of Los Angeles County in has many of the fine beaches of its neighboring areas on the West Side, with a wide variety of atmospheres, from high-end and yuppified to still-expensive beach raffish. Photo: Nhostetler, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Los Angeles in is much of what the rest of the world thinks of when they think "California". Photo: Boqiang Liao, CC BY-SA 2.0.

in is a region in the north end of Los Angeles County and eastern . Photo: John Fader, CC BY-SA 3.0.

in is a region of Los Angeles County far to the north of Los Angeles proper. Photo: Matthew Dillon, CC BY 2.0.

Los Angeles is a city of diverse cultures, and many of them are showcased in and around the city's Downtown. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of the city that roughly comprises the neighborhoods of East Hollywood, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Echo Park, Elysian Park, Westlake/MacArthur Park, and the spacious Griffith Park. Photo: Downtowngal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The of Los Angeles is the sprawling region of the city east of the Los Angeles River. Photo: Downtowngal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, originally known as Paredón Blanco, is a notable and historic Chicano/Mexican-American neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, located east of the . Photo: Los Angeles, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a neighborhood in central Los Angeles, , centered near Eighth Street and Irolo Street, west of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Los Angeles

34.0537° or 34° 3' 13.3" north
-118.2428° or 118° 14' 34" west
IATA airport code
United Nations Location Code
292 feet (89 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1738808199
Geo­Names ID
Let's improve OpenStreetMap together.

Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Los Angeles
  • Abkhazian: Лос-Анџелес
  • Abkhazian: Лос-Анџьелес
  • Afar: Los Andjeles
  • Afrikaans: Los Angeles
  • Albanian: LA
  • Albanian: Los Angeles
  • Albanian: Los Anxheles
  • Albanian: Los Anxhelos
  • Albanian: Los Axhelos
  • Amharic: ሎስ አንጄሌስ
  • Amharic: ሎስ አንጅለስ
  • Arabic: Los Angeles
  • Arabic: لوس آنجلس
  • Arabic: لوس أنجلس
  • Arabic: لوس أنجلوس
  • Arabic: لوس انجلوس
  • Arabic: لوس انجيلوس
  • Aragonese: Los Angeles
  • Aragonese: Los Ángeles
  • Armenian: Լոս Անճելըս
  • Armenian: Լոս Անջելես
  • Arpitan: Los Angeles
  • Asturian: Los Angeles
  • Asturian: Los Ángeles
  • Aymara: Los Angeles
  • Azerbaijani: Los-Anceles
  • Azerbaijani: Los Anceles
  • Bambara: Los Angeles
  • Bashkir: Лос-Анджелес
  • Basque: Los Angeles
  • Bavarian: Los Angeles
  • Belarusian: Лос-Анджалес
  • Belarusian: Лос-Анджэлас
  • Belarusian: Лос-Анджэлес
  • Belarusian: Лёс-Анхэлес
  • Belarusian: Лёс Анджэлес
  • Bengali: লস অ্যাঞ্জেলেস
  • Bengali: লসএঞ্জেলস্
  • Bhojpuri: लस एंजेल्स
  • Bhojpuri: लास एंजेलिस
  • Bhojpuri: लॉस एंजिलिस
  • Bhojpuri: लॉस एंजेलिस
  • Bislama: Los Angeles
  • Bosnian: Los Angeles
  • Breton: Los Angeles
  • Bulgarian: Лос Анджелис
  • Burmese: လော့စ်အိန်ဂျယ်လိစ်မြို့
  • Catalan: L.A.
  • Catalan: LA
  • Catalan: Los Angeles
  • Catalan: Los Àngeles
  • Catalan: Los Ángeles (Califòrnia)
  • Cebuano: Los Angeles (kapital sa kondado)
  • Cebuano: Los Angeles
  • Central Bikol: Los Angeles
  • Central Kurdish: لۆس ئانجلەس
  • Chavacano: Los Angeles
  • Chechen: Лос-Анджелес
  • Cheyenne: Los Angeles
  • Chinese: Lo̍k-sam-ki
  • Chinese: 洛杉矶
  • Chinese: 洛杉矶市
  • Chinese: 洛杉磯
  • Chinese: 洛杉磯市
  • Chuvash: Лос-Анджелес
  • Cornish: Los Angeles
  • Corsican: Los Angeles
  • Crimean Tatar: Los Anceles
  • Croatian: L.A.
  • Croatian: L. A.
  • Croatian: LA
  • Croatian: Los Angeles, Kalifornija
  • Croatian: Los Angeles
  • Czech: Los Angeles
  • Danish: Los Angeles
  • Dimli (individual language): Los Angeles
  • Dotyali: लस एन्जलस
  • Dutch: L.A.
  • Dutch: Los Angeles
  • Dutch: The City of Angels
  • Eastern Mari: Лос-Анджелес
  • Egyptian Arabic: لوس انجليس
  • English: City of Angels
  • English: City of Los Angeles
  • English: Double Dubuque
  • English: L.A.
  • English: LA, California
  • English: LA
  • English: La La Land
  • English: Los Angeles, CA
  • English: Los Angeles, California
  • English: Los Ángeles
  • English: Pink City
  • English: The town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of the Little Portion
  • English: Tinsel Town
  • Erzya: Лос-Анджелес
  • Esperanto: L.A.
  • Esperanto: LA
  • Esperanto: Los-Anĝeleso
  • Esperanto: Losanĝeleso
  • Esperanto: urbo de anĝeloj
  • Estonian: Los Angeles
  • Extremaduran: Los Ángeles
  • Faroese: Los Angeles
  • Fiji Hindi: Los Angeles, California
  • Fijian: Los Angeles
  • Finnish: LA
  • Finnish: Los Angeles, California
  • Finnish: Los Angeles
  • French: City of Angels
  • French: Cité des Anges
  • French: L.A.
  • French: Los Angeles
  • French: Los Ángeles
  • Friulian: Los Angeles
  • Galician: Los Angeles
  • Galician: Os Ánxeles
  • Gan Chinese: 洛杉磯
  • Georgian: ლოს-ანჯელესი
  • German: L. A.
  • German: LA
  • German: Los Angeles
  • German: Stadt der Engel
  • Gothic: 𐌻𐌰𐌿𐍃 𐌴𐌽𐌳𐌶𐌾𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍃
  • Gothic: 𐌻𐍉𐍃 𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌴𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍃
  • Greek: Λος Άντζελες
  • Guarani: Los Ángeles
  • Gujarati: લોસ એન્જલસ
  • Gujarati: લોસ એન્જેલસ
  • Haitian: Los Angeles, Kalifòni
  • Hakka Chinese: Los Angeles
  • Hakka Chinese: Lo̍k-chhám-kî
  • Hausa: Los Angeles
  • Hebrew: לוס אנג'לס
  • Hebrew: לוס אנגלס
  • Hindi: लॉस एंजिलिस
  • Hindi: लॉस एंजेलिस
  • Hindi: लॉस ऐन्जेलिस
  • Hindi: लॊस आंजॆलॆस
  • Hungarian: Los Angeles
  • Icelandic: Los Angeles
  • Ido: Los Angeles
  • Iloko: Los Angeles
  • Inari Sami: Los Angeles
  • Indonesian: Los Angeles
  • Ingush: Лос-Анджелес
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Los Angeles
  • Interlingue: Los Angeles
  • Irish: Los Angeles, California
  • Irish: Los Angeles
  • Italian: Los Angeles
  • Jamaican Creole English: Las Anjiliiz
  • Japanese: カリフォルニア州
  • Japanese: ロサンゼルス
  • Japanese: ロス
  • Japanese: ロスアンゼルス
  • Japanese: ロスアンヘレス
  • Javanese: Los Angeles, California
  • Javanese: Los Angeles
  • Kabiyè: Lɔsɩ Anzelɛsɩ
  • Kabyle: Los Angeles
  • Kannada: ಲಾಸ್ ಎಂಜಲೀಸ್
  • Kannada: ಲೊಸ್ ಆಂಜೆಲೆಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Los-Andjeles
  • Karachay-Balkar: Лос-Анджелес
  • Kazakh: Лос-Анджелес
  • Kazakh: Лос-Анджелес қаласы
  • Kazakh: Лос Анжелес
  • Kazakh: Эл Эй
  • Khmer: Los Angeles
  • Khmer: ទីក្រុង Los Angeles
  • Khmer: ឡូស​អាន់​ជ័រ​លេស
  • Kikuyu: Los Angeles
  • Kirghiz: Лос-Анжелес шаары
  • Korean: LA
  • Korean: 로스앤젤레스
  • Korean: 로스 앤젤레스
  • Korean: 로스엔젤레스
  • Korean: 엘에이
  • Kurdish: Los Angeles
  • Ladino: Los Anjeles
  • Lao: Los Angeles
  • Latin: Angelopolis
  • Latvian: Losandželosa
  • Lezghian: Лос-Анджелес
  • Ligurian: Los Angeles
  • Limburgan: Los Angeles
  • Lingala: Los Angeles
  • Literary Chinese: 洛杉磯
  • Lithuanian: Los Andželas
  • Lombard: Los Angeles
  • Low German: Los Angeles
  • Lower Sorbian: Los Angeles
  • Luxembourgish: Los Angeles
  • Macedo-Romanian: Los Angeles
  • Macedonian: Лос Анџелес
  • Maithili: लस एन्जलस
  • Malagasy: Los Angeles
  • Malay: Los Angeles
  • Malayalam: ലോസ് ആഞ്ചെലെസ്
  • Maltese: Los Angeles
  • Manx: Los Angeles
  • Maori: Ngā Ānahera
  • Marathi: लॉस एंजेल्स
  • Mazanderani: لس آنجلس
  • Min Dong Chinese: Lŏk-săng-gĭ
  • Min Nan Chinese: Los Angeles
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lo̍k-sam-ki
  • Mingrelian: ლოს-ანჯელესი
  • Mirandese: Los Angeles
  • Mongolian: Лос-Анжелес
  • Nauru: Los Angeles
  • Navajo: Ahééháshį́į́h
  • Neapolitan: Los Angeles
  • Nepali: लस एञ्जिलस
  • Nepali: लस एन्जलस
  • Newari: लस एञ्जिलस
  • Newari: लस एञ्जेल्स
  • Northern Frisian: Los Angeles
  • Northern Sami: Los Angeles
  • Norwegian: Los Angeles
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Los Angeles
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Los Angeles
  • Novial: Los Angeles
  • Nyanja: Los Angeles
  • Occitan (post 1500): Los Angeles
  • Occitan (post 1500): Los Ángeles
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Los Angeles
  • Oriya: ଲସ ଏଞ୍ଜେଲ୍ସ
  • Ossetian: Лос-Анджелес
  • Pampanga: Los Angeles, California
  • Panjabi: ਲਾਸ ਐਂਜਲਸ
  • Papiamento: Los Angeles
  • Pennsylvania German: Los Angeles
  • Persian: لس آنجلس
  • Persian: لس‌آنجلس
  • Pfaelzisch: Los Angeles
  • Picard: Los Angeles
  • Piemontese: Los Angeles
  • Polish: Los Angeles
  • Portuguese: LA
  • Portuguese: Los Angeles
  • Pushto: لاس انجلس
  • Quechua: Los Angeles
  • Romanian: LA
  • Romanian: Los Angeles
  • Romanian: Orașul Îngerilor
  • Romanian: Лос Анӂелес
  • Romansh: Los Angeles
  • Rundi: Los Angeles
  • Russia Buriat: Лос-Анджелес
  • Russian: Лос-Анджелес
  • Rusyn: Лос Анджелес
  • Samogitian: Luos Andžels
  • Sango: Los Angeles
  • Sanskrit: लास एंजलस
  • Santali: ᱞᱚᱥ ᱮᱧᱡᱮᱞᱥ
  • Sardinian: Los Angeles
  • Saterfriesisch: Los Angeles
  • Scots: Los Angeles
  • Scottish Gaelic: Los Angeles
  • Serbian: L.A.
  • Serbian: LA, California
  • Serbian: LA
  • Serbian: Los Angeles, California
  • Serbian: Град Анђела
  • Serbian: Град Лос Анђелес
  • Serbian: Дабл Дубукју
  • Serbian: Ел-Еј
  • Serbian: Крад наше даме краљице анђела мале порције
  • Serbian: ЛА
  • Serbian: Ла Ла ленд
  • Serbian: Лос Анђелес, Калифорнија
  • Serbian: Лос Анђелес
  • Serbian: Пинк Сити
  • Serbian: Розе град
  • Serbian: Тинсел Таун
  • Serbo-Croatian: Los Angeles
  • Sicilian: Los Angeles
  • Silesian: Los Angeles
  • Sinhala: ලොස් ඇන්ජලීස්
  • Slovak: Los Angeles
  • Slovenian: Los Angeles
  • Somali: Los Angeles
  • South Azerbaijani: لوس‌آنجلس
  • Spanish: El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles de Porciúncula
  • Spanish: El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles del Río de Porciúncula
  • Spanish: L.A.
  • Spanish: LA
  • Spanish: Los Angeles
  • Spanish: Los Ángeles
  • Spanish: ciudad de Los Angeles
  • Spanish: ciudad de Los Ángeles
  • Sranan Tongo: Los Angeles
  • Sundanese: Los Angeles
  • Swahili: Los Angeles
  • Swedish: LA
  • Swedish: Los Angeles, California
  • Swedish: Los Angeles, Kalifornien
  • Swedish: Los Angeles
  • Swiss German: Los Angeles
  • Tagalog: Los Angeles
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Los Angeles
  • Tahitian: Los Angeles
  • Tajik: Лос Анҷелес
  • Tamil: எல்.ஏ
  • Tamil: லாஸ் ஏஞ்சலஸ்
  • Tamil: லாஸ் ஏஞ்சலீஸ்
  • Tamil: லாஸ் ஏஞ்சலெஸ்
  • Tamil: லாஸ் ஏஞ்சல்ச், கலிபோர்னியா
  • Tamil: லாஸ் ஏஞ்சல்ஸ்
  • Tamil: லாஸ் ஏன்ஜெலெஸ்
  • Tamil: லொஸ் எஞ்சலீஸ்
  • Tamil: லொஸ் ஏஞ்சலீஸ்
  • Tatar: Los-Anceles
  • Tatar: Los-Andjeles
  • Tatar: Los Angeles
  • Tatar: Лос-Анджелес
  • Tatar: Лос-Әнҗелес
  • Telugu: లాస్ ఏంజలెస్
  • Telugu: లాస్ ఏంజిలస్
  • Telugu: లాస్ ఏంజిలెస్
  • Thai: นครลอสแองเจลิส
  • Thai: นครลอส แองเจลิส
  • Thai: นครลอสแองเจลีส
  • Thai: นครลอสแอนเจลิส
  • Thai: ลอสแองเจลลิส
  • Thai: ลอส แองเจลลิส
  • Thai: ลอส แองเจลลีส
  • Thai: ลอส แองเจลิส
  • Thai: ลอสแองเจลิส
  • Thai: ลอสแองเจลีส
  • Thai: ลอส แองเจลีส
  • Thai: ลอสแองเจอลิส
  • Thai: ลอสแองเจอลีส
  • Thai: ลอสแองเจิลลิส
  • Thai: ลอสแอนเจลลิส
  • Thai: ลอสแอนเจลิส
  • Thai: ลอสแอนเจลีส
  • Tornedalen Finnish: LA
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Los Angeles, California
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Los Angeles
  • Tosk Albanian: Los Angeles
  • Turkish: LA
  • Turkish: Los Angeles, Kaliforniya
  • Turkish: Los Angeles
  • Turkmen: Los-Anjeles
  • Twi: Los Angeles
  • Udmurt: Лос-Анджелес
  • Uighur: Los Anjélés
  • Uighur: لوس ئانجېلېس
  • Ukrainian: Лос-Анджелес (місто, Каліфорнія)
  • Ukrainian: Лос-Анджелес
  • Ukrainian: Лос-Анжелес
  • Upper Sorbian: Los Angeles
  • Urdu: لاس اینجلس
  • Uzbek: Los Anjeles
  • Venetian: Los Angeles
  • Veps: Los Andželes
  • Vietnamese: Los Angeles
  • Vietnamese: Lốt
  • Vietnamese: Lốt An-giơ-lét
  • Vlaams: Los Angeles
  • Vlax Romani: Los Angeles
  • Volapük: Los Angeles
  • Waray (Philippines): Los Angeles
  • Welsh: Los Angeles
  • Western Armenian: Լոս Անճելըս
  • Western Armenian: Լոս Անճըլըս
  • Western Frisian: Los Angeles
  • Western Mari: Лос-Анджелес
  • Western Panjabi: لاس اینجلس
  • Wu Chinese: 洛杉矶
  • Yakut: Лос Андьелес
  • Yiddish: לאס אנדזשעלעס
  • Yoruba: Los Angeles
  • Yue Chinese: 洛杉磯
  • Ciudad De los Angelos
  • Cuidad De Los Angelos
  • El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora La Reina de Los Angeles de Porcivncula
  • El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles del Rio de Porciuncula
  • El Pueblo del Rio de Nuestra Senora
  • La Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula
  • Los Andžels
  • Los Angeles, Karapōnia
  • Pueblo De Los Angeles
  • Pueblo Los Angelos
  • The City of Los Angeles

Popular Destinations in Southern California

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.  

Escape to a Random Place

About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Los Angeles. See this page's contributions. Photo: Mfield, CC BY-SA 3.0.