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[[Image:Laview.jpg|250px|thumb|View of Los Angeles, California.]]
Los Angeles, [[California]] has the second largest [[Diaspora]] community in the world, after Moscow. Los Angeles County, a vast, mostly suburban sprawl, consistes of many cities. Armenians have tended to collect in pockets of the city, and are especially concentrated in the following cities:
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'''Los Angeles''', '''[[California]]''' (often abbreviated as '''L.A.''') has the second largest [[diaspora|Armenian diaspora]] community in the world, after [[Moscow]], [[Russia]]. Its pleasant Mediterranean climate, business opportunities and cosmopolitan culture has attracted Armenian immigrants from all over the world. Los Angeles County, a vast, mostly suburban sprawl, consists of many cities. Armenians have tended to collect in pockets of the city, and are especially concentrated in the following cities and towns:
 
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*[[Burbank]]
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*[[Glendale]]
 
*[[Hollywood]]
 
*[[Hollywood]]
*[[Glendale]]
 
*[[Burbank]]
 
 
*[[Montebello]]
 
*[[Montebello]]
 
*[[Pasadena]]
 
*[[Pasadena]]
 
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[[Image:La-armenianspeakers.jpg|thumb|250px|[[Armenian language]] speakers in the LA area.]]
 
Neighboring [[Orange County]] is home to a significant, if thinly spread Armenian community, while the communities in Ventura County and the Inland Empire are still quite small.
 
Neighboring [[Orange County]] is home to a significant, if thinly spread Armenian community, while the communities in Ventura County and the Inland Empire are still quite small.
  
===Sister City with Yerevan===
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===Relations with Armenia===
 
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* Los Angeles itself has been a sister city of [[Yerevan]] since August 19, 2005.
YEREVAN, AUGUST 19, 2005 NOYAN TAPAN. The members of the RA National Assembly Armenian-US Friendship Group met on August 19 with [[Eric Garcetti]], a member of Los Angeles city council. According to the RA NA PR Department, he arrived in Armenia with the initiative to declare [[Yerevan]] and Los Angeles sister cities. It is envisaged to sign an agreement about it after holding discussions in Yerevan. The Armenian parliamentarians accepted this proposal with satisfaction, taking into account that the Armenian community of Los Angeles is the third largest one after those in Armenia and Russia. Head of the Friendship Group Levon Mkrtchian said that it will provide a good occasion to develop the relations between the two communities and strengthen cultural and scientific links. According to the RA MFA Press and Information Department, on the same day, Eric Garcetti was received by RA Deputy Foreign Minister [[Arman Kirakosian]]. During the meeting, E. Garcetti emphasized the important role that Armenians play in the cultural, economic and social life of Los Angeles. He expressed confidence that the development of links between Yerevan and Los Angeles will further promote cooperation between the two countries.
 
  
==Community Events Calendar==
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==External links==
 
*http://www.calendar.am/calendar.pl?calendar=la
 
*http://www.calendar.am/calendar.pl?calendar=la
 
  
 
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File:Laview.jpg Los Angeles, California (often abbreviated as L.A.) has the second largest Armenian diaspora community in the world, after Moscow, Russia. Its pleasant Mediterranean climate, business opportunities and cosmopolitan culture has attracted Armenian immigrants from all over the world. Los Angeles County, a vast, mostly suburban sprawl, consists of many cities. Armenians have tended to collect in pockets of the city, and are especially concentrated in the following cities and towns:

File:La-armenianspeakers.jpg Neighboring Orange County is home to a significant, if thinly spread Armenian community, while the communities in Ventura County and the Inland Empire are still quite small.

Relations with Armenia

  • Los Angeles itself has been a sister city of Yerevan since August 19, 2005.

External links