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Glendale, California

Glendale California
Administration
Full nameGlendale
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyLos Angeles
IncorporatedFebruary 15, 1906
Government
TypeCouncil-Manager
City CouncilMayor Laura Friedman
Frank Quintero
Rafi Manoukian
Ara Najarian
Dave Weaver
City AttorneyScott H. Howard
City TreasurerRonald t. Borucki
City ManagerJames E. Starbird
Geography
Total Area30.583 sq mi (79.2 km2)
Land Area30.453 sq mi (78.9 km2)
Water Area0.130 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation522 ft (159.1 m)
Demography
Total Population191719 (3rd in Los Angeles County
22nd in California
120th in the United States) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code91201-91210, 91221, 91222, 91225, 91226
Area code818
FIPS code06-30000
GNIS feature ID1660679

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Glendale (c-eniconˈɡlɛndeɪl) is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the city population is 191,719, down from 194,973 at the 2000 census. making it the third largest city in Los Angeles County and the 22nd largest city in the state of California. It is also one of the two large cities in the United States that shares its name with a larger American city (Glendale, Arizona).

Glendale lies at the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley, bisected by the Verdugo Mountains, and is a suburb in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The city is bordered to the northwest by the Sun Valley and Tujunga neighborhoods of Los Angeles; to the northeast by La Cañada Flintridge and the unincorporated area of La Crescenta; to the west by Burbank and Griffith Park; to the east by Eagle Rock and Pasadena; to the south by the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles; and to the southeast by Glassell Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The Golden State, Ventura, Glendale, and Foothill freeways run through the city.

Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery contains the remains of many noted celebrities and local residents. Glendale is also home to one of the largest communities of Armenians in the United States, with one in four people in Glendale being Armenian.


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