San Diego located on the Pacific coast near the border with Mexico. Population - 1.3 million inhabitants, with suburbs 2.9 million. The population of San Diego in the second state, after Los Angeles and the eighth in the United States. Carmel Mountain Plaza and Mira Mesa Market Center are among of the better and more established big box shopping centers of the city. In the list of the traditional malls Fashion Valley has arguably the best of the upscale stores. Otay Ranch Town Center is the first regional mall to open in 20 years. It's a "lifestyle" mall with upscale shops and department stores. Westfield Horton Plaza is a multi-level complex with confusing whimsical architecture is a must-see for any San Diego visitor.