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, , Berkeley and San Jose.


Lying across the Bay Bridge from , the consists primarily of and .

North of the Golden Gate Bridge, in the hilly country across the chilly waters from , lies the region of the Bay Area.

The region of the lies immediately south of the City and County of —reaching from its famous neighbor to the north into the high-tech region of .

The centerpiece of the Bay Area, is one of the most visited cities in the world, and with good reason.

is the part of the Bay Area to the south of San Francisco Bay and to the southeast of the San Francisco Peninsula in California.

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