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Information on San Francisco Bay Region   by Amjath

Snuggled along San Francisco Bay, the Bay Area boasts of one of the supreme natural harbor in the world, which covers area of around 450 square miles. San Francisco Bay Area gives the only genuine break in the coastal mountains of California making it one of the most idyllic spot for staying within the state. More of all, it is home to almost eight million people. This beautiful place is divided into six sub-regions and is composed of ten counties which are Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma.

North Bay is a sub-region north of the Golden Gate Bridge and it is divided by water from the Bay Area. It has many wealthy societies and is probably the slightest developed among the 6 sub-regions. This Bay has many parks which are under development, beautiful farmlands and plantations. The most popular place in this sub-region is Napa Valley, well known for its world class red wines extracted from the winery.

San Francisco was once the largest city due to the high population percentage in the whole Bay Area. Even though it does not owe the same title now, it still remains the traditional, cultural, financial, and urban center of the area. The most eminent landmark in this area is the Golden Gate Bridge, which distances the Golden Gate Strait, a water passage linking San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The viaduct connects the city/county of San Francisco with Marin County in the North Bay.
The East Bay area is divided into Inner East Bay and the Outer East Bay. Inner East Bay is located along the splendid shoreline and is more urban, densely populated. This area consists of more culturally varied population. The ancient old buildings portrays the ancient times of the city. Outer East Bay covers many inland valleys and is separated from Inner East Bay by means of hills and mountains.

Peninsula or San Francisco Peninsula is a area which lies between East Bay and San Francisco. It upholds many towns, small cities, and suburban societies all along San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

South Bay is the sub-region where one can find the mixture of past, present and the future too. The past is classically distinguished by the city of San Jose, the oldest city in California, while the present and the future could be gleaned from the products churned by Silicon Valley. In 1990, San Jose became the most inhabited city in the area.

Tourism is the leading industry of this ethnic place, it has superb weather condition and the Bay Area is swarming with historic landmarks and tourist destinations. This region is called the richest region in United States. The Bay Area is one of the metropolitan areas nationwide and has the highest household income. Six of the top ten places in California with the maximum per capita income can also be seen in the Bay Area. There are numerous opportunities available for the citizens residing in this beautiful region.

With the tranquil surrounding and mild climate this place can be made the most memorable one! Try out!

Amjath is a great tourist guide of San Francisco and is also a good copywriter who has worked for many sites describing many hotspots of San Francisco.

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