Located in the southwestern United States, and in the southwest state of California
Los Angeles has a very pleasant climate, the average temperature in winter is 13ºC,with maximum temperatures normally not exceeding mid 30 degrees.
LA has a population of 3,792 621 inhabitants
Anaheim, Hollywood, Bel Air, San Pedro
Los Angeles is the second most populated city in the United States, with a population of 3,792,621 inhabitants.In addition, the city spans 302 km² in Southern California and is ranked as the 16th largest metropolitan area in the world. The Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area is home to 12,828,837 inhabitants. Los Angeles is also home to Los Angeles County, the most populous and one of the most multicultural counties in the United States. The inhabitants of the city are referred to as “Angels”.
Los Angeles was incorporated as a county on April 4, 1850, five months before California became a state of the United States. Often known by its initials “LA,” and nicknamed “City of Angels,” Los Angeles is now a world center of business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, technology and education.
It is home to world-renowned institutions covering a wide range of professional and cultural fields and is one of the most important engines of the United States economy. In 2008, Los Angeles was ranked the sixth most economically powerful city in the world by Forbes.com, and the third in the United States, behind only New York and Chicago, which is considered one of the largest and most important financial centers in the world . With Hollywood, the city’s district, it is known as the “Entertainment Capital of the World” and is the world leader in film making, television production, video games and recorded music. The importance of the entertainment industry to the city has led many celebrities to reside in Los Angeles and its suburbs.
LA has an incredible lifestyle waiting for you as an International student with its near perfect year round weather, beach culture, famous surfing spots, and incredible National parks to enjoy on your weekends and holidays.
LA is home to a huge International student community which adds to what is already a vibrant young creative community. To satisfy this young crowd the city boosts amazing nightlife, live music and entertainment to please all International students.
Los Angeles is an incredible location and perfect for a study abroad programme, get in touch to find out more about your learning options.