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San Diego

San Diego is a beautiful city, rich in culture and Located on the Pacific Ocean, and near the U.S.-Mexico border. It is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. With great weather, 70 miles of coastline, and diverse topography, outdoor recreation is year-round for visitors and residents alike.


In the heart of the city lies Balboa Park, the site of the world-famous San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums, and gardens. Also in San Diego is Qualcomm Stadium and other sports venues. Just a little north of downtown is La Jolla Cove, a beautiful stretch of wildlife preserve with crystal clear water and warm sand.
The economy of San Diego is influenced by the military and the city’s deepwater port, which
includes the only major submarine and shipbuilding yards on the west coast.