San Francisco, officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known as SF, San Fran, Frisco, or The City, is the cultural, commercial, and financial centre of Northern California. San Francisco is located at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area.
San Francisco is rated Alpha − by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Alpha level cities are linked to major economic states and regions and into the world economy.
San Francisco is the #8 city in the world according to the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) which evaluates and ranks the competitiveness of the major financial centres of the world according to a wide range of criteria – Human Capital, Business, Finance, Infrastructure and Reputation.
San Francisco is the #18 city in the world according to the Global Power City Index (GPCI) which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to their magnetism, or their comprehensive power to attract people, capital, and enterprises from around the world. It does so through measuring six key functions: Economy, Research and Development, Cultural Interaction, Liveability, Environment, and Accessibility.
San Francisco has a population of over 896,047 people. San Francisco also forms part of the wider San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley metropolitan area which has a population of over 7,756,000 people. At full performance the GDP of San Francisco is over $549,000,000,000 USD.
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