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Oakland Travel Guide  

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Info about Oakland

Area:
202 km2
Elevation:
13 m
Overview

Oakland is the 8th largest city in California State of the United States. The city is located in the Alameda County of California and is the county seat as well.
Oakland is in the San Francisco Bay Area. As per the 2006 census, the population of Oakland is 425,492. This densely populated city  is the forty fourth largest city in the whole of the United States.
Oakland is an important port on the West Coast. Several major and important companies like Clorox and Kaiser Permanente are based in this city.
Oakland is known for having the best climate in the United States which is generally temperate. It changes to slightly arid or a Mediterranean climate occasionally. It features two types of climates, coastal and warmer. Oakland also experiences typical Californian sunny days.

Area code:
0510
Time zone:
UTC+-8
Demonym:
Oaklander
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Robert Bale
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Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Oakland is packed with a number of attractions. Chabot Space and Science Centre is a famous spot in Oakland. It has a digital planetarium, interactive exhibits, 3 powerful telescopes, a large screen theatre and various recreational activities. This place is... more visited by hundreds of visitors every day. Oakland is home to a special place for children, which is the Children's Fairyland. It was the first ever theme park in the US created solely for children. It is located on the shore of Lake Merritt. There are countless numbers of rides, play sets and theme games, spread out in its 10 acres. Chinatown is an Asian neighbourhood situated in Oakland. Tourists can enjoy various Asian festivals and events celebrated in this area, throughout the year. Dunsmuir House is a fine example of magnificent Neoclassical- Revival architecture dating back from 1899.  Oakland Museum is a collection of Oakland's history, natural science and art. It is located in 10th Street in the downtown area. Founded in 1878, the Oakland Public Library is the best source of information about Oakland and the rest of the world.
Adam Zucker
Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Couple, Friends, Family
Overall rating 9
Overall Guide : Oakland has character, diversity and is simply very beautiful! One must visit Oakland murmurm, Oakland museum, lake merritt, farmers market by grand lake theatre and many trails on Oakland hills!
Not to be missed Jack London Square , Lake Merritt , Uptown
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