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Newport Beach is a coastal city in Orange County, California, United States. Newport Beach is known for its swimming and sandy beaches. Newport Harbor once supported maritime industries, but today, it is used mainly for recreation. Balboa Island draws visitors with a waterfront path and easy access from the ferry to the shops and restaurants. Newport Beach extends in elevation from sea level to the 1,161 ft (354 m) summit of Signal Peak in the San Joaquin Hills,[13] but the official elevation is 25 ft (7.6 m) above sea level at a location of 33°37′0″N 117°53′51″W (33.616671, −117.897604). The city is bordered on the west by Huntington Beach at the Santa Ana River; on the north by Costa Mesa, John Wayne Airport, the City of Irvine, and UC Irvine; and on the east by Crystal Cove State Park. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 53.0 square miles (137 km2). 23.8 square miles (62 km2) of it is land, and 29.2 square miles (76 km2) of it (55.07%) is water. Areas of Newport Beach include Corona del Mar, Balboa Island, Balboa Peninsula (also known as Balboa), Lido Peninsula, Newport Coast, San Joaquin Hills, and Santa Ana Heights, and West Newport.

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