SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
San Diego, is the second-largest city in California and the ninth largest city in the United States, located along the Pacific Ocean on the west coast of the United States. San Diego has a population of 1,279,329 (July 2008 estimate) This coastal city is also the county seat of San Diego Countyas well as the economic center of the San Diego–Carlsbad–San Marcos Metropolitan Area considered congruent with the county. It was rated the fifth best place to live in 2006 by Money Magazine. According to Forbes the city of San Diego ranks as the fifth wealthiest in the United States. San Diego's biggest industries are manufacturing, the military, and tourism.
San Diego's economy is largely composed of agriculture, biotechnology/biosciences, computer sciences, electronics manufacturing, defense-related manufacturing, financial and business services, ship-repair, ship-construction, software development, telecommunications, wireless research, and tourism. The presence of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with the affiliated UCSD Medical Center promotes research in biotechnology.
With year round sunshine and a large hospitality industry, San Diego is the premier location for any corportate meeting or event. The combination of world class hotels, meeting facilities and entertainment attractions makes it rank among the top spots in the country to host your next event and keynote speaker.
|Nickname(s): America's Finest City
Motto: Semper Vigilans (Latin for "Ever Vigilant")
Estimated Population: 1,279,329
Median Income: $45,733
Average Temperature: 70.8 F / 22 C
Average Percipitation Inches: 9.9 IN/ 251.5 ML
Average Percipitation Days: 29.4
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