Updated at 2022-04-17
Irvine is a city in California, roughly an hour's drive from Los Angeles. The area was initially named Irvine Ranch during Mexican rule. However, the area gradually developed into a city after establishing the University of California and officially became Irvine City in 1971. The residents of Irvine are mainly Latinos, Koreans, and East Asians. It has the second-largest Asian population in California. The rim of the plate in the picture is decorated with significant events happened in Irvine.
Agreement date: February 2, 2001
Area: 170 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 300,000 people
Main industries/features: Irvine is located in Orange County, California. Its primary industries are technology and semiconductor manufacturing. Irvine also has a booming higher education industry.