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.