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Location of East Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California
Location of East Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California
Coordinates: 34°2′N 118°10′W / 34.033°N 118.167°W / 34.033; -118.167Coordinates: 34°2′N 118°10′W / 34.033°N 118.167°W / 34.033; -118.167
Country United States
State California
CountyFlag of Los Angeles County, California.svg Los Angeles
Area
 • Total7.452 sq mi (19.302 km2)
 • Land7.448 sq mi (19.291 km2)
 • Water0.004 sq mi (0.011 km2)  0.06%
Elevation
200 ft (61 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total126,496
 • Density16,974.8/sq mi (6,553.52/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
90022, 90063
FIPS code06-20802
GNIS feature ID1660583[2]

East Los Angeles (Spanish: Este de Los Ángeles), also called East L.A., is an unincorporated area and census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California. It is part of the Greater Los Angeles area and is to the east of Los Angeles. At the 2010 census, 126,496 people lived there.[3] A lot of Hispanic and Latino Americans live there. About 96% of its people are Hispanic or Latino.[4] This is the highest number for any CDP with more than 100,000 people.[5] Even though it is called East Los Angeles, it is not part of the city of Los Angeles. In the 1920s, it was first called Belvedere or Belvedere Gardens.

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