San Diego, located in southern California is eight-largest city in America. 1,301,617 citizens call San Diego home and is the birthplace of California. San Diego is considered by many to have the best climate in America. "Farmer's Almanac" ranked it in one of the top ten best climates. Tourism is a large part of San Diego due to its many tourist attractions such as its sandy beaches, Belmont amusement park, SeaWorld San Diego, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and many others.