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10 Facts about San Francisco

1. San Franscisco used to be called "Yerba Buena," which means "good herb" in Spanish

2. Its fog is called Karl

3. Due to microclimates, San Francisco weather can vary from neighborhood to neighborhood

4. The Golden Gate Bridge was supposed to be black and gold

5. And the Golden Gate Park is bigger than Central Park

6. But the city is small. SF measures only seven miles in length and width

7. San Francisco is Built on More than 50 Hills

8. In San Francisco you will find the oldest Chinatown in North America

9. The sea lions arrived only after the earthquake of 1989

10. Alcatraz was a military fortress before it became a prison in 1934

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