Ten fun facts about Glendale

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Fact 1
Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery contains the remains of many noted celebrities and local residents.

Fact 2
Glendale is also home to one of the largest communities of Armenians in the United States.

Fact 3
Glendale has a Mediterranean climate.


Fact 4
Some outspoken members of the highly successful Armenian-American rock band, System Of A Down, were based in Glendale at the time of formation. These include singer Serj Tankian and bassist Shavo Odadjian.

Fact 5
Actors Edward Furlong, Mario Lopez, and Shia LaBeouf originated from Glendale.

Fact 6
The area was long inhabited by the Tongva people (or “People of the Earth”), who were later renamed the Gabrieleños by the Spanish missionaries, after the nearby Mission San Gabriel Arcángel.

Fact 7
Glendale has the following sister cities: Ghapan, Armenia; Higashiosaka, Japan; Tlaquepaque, Mexico; Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico; and Goseong and Gimpo, South Korea.

Fact 8
It is the third largest city in Los Angeles County.

Fact 9
It is the 22nd largest city in the state of California.

Fact 10
Glendale is located at the juncture of two large valleys, the San Fernando and the San Gabriel.


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