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Fun San Diego Facts #1
San Diego is the 8th largest city in America, and as such even us native San Diegans have a tough time knowing everything there is to know about this amazing place we call home.
Please enjoy the first in an ongoing series of posts that will share a collection of fun, random facts that you might not know about San Diego, America’s finest city!!!
A very special thanks to Movoto.com for all the info.!!!
San Diego produces more avocados than any other place in the country.
San Diego has over 7,000 farms, the most in one city anywhere in the United States.
More than 200 cruise ships berth at San Diego over the course of a year.
Former President Ronald Regan was the first person to ever drive across the Coronado bridge.
The San Diego Zoo was the site of the first Panda birth in the Western hemisphere since 1990
Songs written about San Diego include Bing Crosby’s “Where the Turf Meets the Surf,” Bruce Springsteen’s “Balboa Park,” and Eric Clapton’s “The Road to Escondido.”
Get Your Grind On
Shaun White and Tony Hawk were both born in San Diego.
Put a Ring on It
NONE of San Diego’s professional sports teams have even won a national championship.
San Diego International Airport is the busiest one-runway airport in the country and the second busiest in the world, falling just behind London Gatwick.
San Diego is home to the Star of India is the world’s oldest active-sailing ship. Built in 1863, the ship has completed 21 circumnavigations of the globe and has survived being stuck in ice in Alaska and running aground in Hawaii.
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