Oakland, California, is the eighth-largest city in California. It has about 410,000 residents that enjoy a bevy of resources and opportunities. The city sits on the east side of the San Francisco Bay, bordered by 19 miles of coastline to the west and rolling hills to the east. Oakland offers unparalleled vistas of the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
California is in the Western United States. It shares borders with Nevada, Arizona, the Pacific Ocean, Oregon, and Baja California. There are more than 39,500,000 people in about 163,696 square miles, making it the third-largest state. The state capital is Sacramento, and Los Angeles is the most populous city.