Glendale (California)

Glendale is a city in the US Federal State California, the USA, with 201.326 inhabitants (conditions: 1. July 2004), and is the third biggest city in the Los Angeles County. The geographical coordinates are: 34,18° north, 118,25° west. The city has a size of 79,4 km ². The city borders in the northwest on Burbank, in the southwest at Los Angeles and in the east on Pasadena.

Glendale developed after the allocation of the Rancho San Rafael in the 1860er and 1870er years. 1887 were constituted Glendale as town and ascended 1906 to the town center . Today it is above all a residential town in the region Los Angeles. About half of the population of Glendale was not born there.

Starting from 1926 developed at the airport of Glendale under Thomas Benton Slate a complete metal airship, the “town center OF Glendale”. It went however already briefly to the first Rollout 1929 to break.

In Glendale is the Forest Lawn Memorial park Cemetery, on which many important Americans found, under it numerous of star of the classical Hollywood their last Ruhestätte. In addition Clark Gable, James Stewart, Humphrey kind of bending, Errol Flynn, count Spencer Tracy, roll Disney, Jean Harlow, Michael Curtiz and Nat King Cole.

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