The city of San Francisco has a total of 119 neighborhoods, but for simplicity, they are divided into 5 broad districts that correspond to the 4 quadrants as well as the south central district.

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San Francisco boasts the tag of being the financial, cultural and commercial capital of Northern California in the United States.

San Francisco is popular with travellers for the following reasons;

  • Cool Summers
  • Fog and steep rolling hills
  • Eclectic mix of architecture
  • Popular landmarks such as Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former prison in Alcatraz Island and the Chinatown district.
  • It is home to popular companies such as Uber, Pininterest, Yelp, Gap Inc., Craiglist, Mozilla, Twitter, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

The city of San Francisco has a total of 119 neighborhoods, but for simplicity, they are divided into 5 broad districts that correspond to the 4 quadrants as well as the south central district. These districts (moving clockwise on the quadrant) include;

  • Central/Downtown
  • Richmond
  • Sunset
  • Upper Market and Beyond
  • Bernal Heights/Bayview and Beyond

Each of the 5 districts contains major neighborhoods. The SF department officially identifies a total of 36 neighborhoods. Within these neighborhoods are other smaller neighborhoods (119) and sub districts. You can click here for a more comprehensive list of the SF neighborhoods.

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