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Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of 2004, the city has a population of 105,400. Burbank is located in the eastern region of the San Fernando Valley, north and east of the city of Los Angeles. Originally part of two large Spanish land grants, the vast Rancho San Rafael, granted to Don Jose Maria Verdugo by the Spanish government in 1798 and the Rancho La Providencia created in 1821. Dr. David Burbank purchased over 4600 acres of the former Verdugo holding and another 4600 acres of the Rancho La Providencia in 1867 and operated a successful sheep ranch for many years.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 45.0 square kilometers, out of which 44.9 square kilometers of it is land and 0.1 square kilometers is occupied by water. It is bordered by Glendale to the east, Toluca Lake on the west, and Griffith Park to the South. Hollywood is easily accessible from Burbank by driving down Barham Boulevard to Cahuenga Blvd., formerly known as the Cahuenga Pass.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.3 percent under the age of 18, 7.7 percent from 18 to 24, 35.4 percent from 25 to 44, 21.8 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.
Burbank is a city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages. It is one of the favorite holiday places for most of the vacation lovers. The might of the sector services continues attracting new inhabitants in the city.

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