Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the , the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in California, and the 45th largest city in the United States.

Landmarks in the Area

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Pixar Animation Studios is an American computer animation studio based in , a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios. is situated 2 miles north of Oakland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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USS Hornet is an Essex-class aircraft carrier built for the United States Navy during World War II. is situated 3 miles southwest of Oakland. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Coast Guard Base Alameda also referred to as Coast Guard Island is an artificial island in the Oakland Estuary between and , . is situated 2 miles southeast of Oakland. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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USS Potomac, formerly USCGC Electra, was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidential yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945. Photo: Chris j wood, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Piedmont is a small semi-suburban city located in Alameda County, , United States. is situated 2½ miles northeast of Oakland. Photo: Sam Pullara, CC BY 2.0.

Emeryville is a small city located in northwest Alameda County, California, in the United States. is situated 2 miles northwest of Oakland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Jack London Square is an entertainment and business destination on the waterfront of , , United States. Photo: Skier Dude, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Financial District is a neighborhood in , , that serves as its main central business district. Photo: Danjahner, CC BY-SA 2.5.


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