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Florida is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the  north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida and Cuba. Florida is the  22nd most extensive, the 3rd most populous, and the 8th most densely populated of the U.S. states. Jacksonville is the most  populous municipality in the state and is the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Miami metropolitan area is  Florida's most populous urban area. The city of Tallahassee is the state capital.
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Nickname: The Sunshine State
Capital Tallahassee
Largest city Jacksonville
Largest metro Miami metro area
Population Ranked 3rd  • Total 20,612,439 (2016 est)
Median household income $48,825 (41st)
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International Trade (40% of all U.S. exports to Latin and South America pass through Florida)
Tourism — with 87.3 million visitors in 2011 (a record number), The state is the top travel destination in the world. The tourism industry has an economic impact of $67 billion on The Sunshine State's economy.
Space Industry — The space industry represents $4.1 billion of the state's economy. The average annual wage of aerospace workers is approximately $67,000. The number employed at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) alone is 13,000 and The Sunshine State ranks 4th among the states in overall aerospace employment with 33,000 jobs.
Agriculture — The state leads the southeast in farm income. The Sunshine State produces about 67% of the U.S. oranges and accounts for about 40% of the world's orange juice supply.
Construction — This industry's strength results from the steady stream of new residents and visitors who are welcomed to The Sunshine State each year.
Services — growth in high tech, financial & back office operations
Software — many small, entrepreneurial companies
Health Technology (medical, biotech, laboratories)
University Research — more than $500 million per year in sponsored research at Florida universities

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Florida Geographical facts

    Total Area - 58,560 square miles
    Total land area - 54,136 square miles
    Total water area - 4,424 square miles
    Rank among states in total area - 22nd
    Length north and south - 447 miles (St. Marys River to Key West)
    Width east and west - 361 miles (Atlantic Ocean to Perdido River)
    Distance from Pensacola to Key West - 792 miles (by road)
    Highest Natural Point - 345 feet
    Geographic Center - 12 miles northwest of Brooksville, Hernando County
    Coastline - 1,197 statute miles
    Tidal shoreline (general) - 2,276 statute miles
    Beaches - 663 miles
    Longest River - St. Johns, 273 miles
    Largest Lake - Lake Okeechobee, 700 square miles
    Largest county - Palm Beach, 2,578 square miles
    Smallest county - Union, 245 square miles
    Number of lakes (greater than 10 acres) - about 7,700
    Number of first-magnitude springs - 33
    Number of islands (greater than 10 acres) - about 4,500

Florida Historical facts

    First permanent European settlement - 1565, St. Augustine, by Spain
    Acquired from Spain as a U.S. Territory - 1821
    Admitted as 27th state of the U.S. - March 3, 1845
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How did Florida get its name?
The Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León is the first known European to visit the region and he called it 'La Florida' (Spanish for "land of flowers"), when he visited it in 1513. It is thought that he chose this name because he was impressed by the many colorful flowers of the region and because he visited it during the Easter season, which is called 'Pascua Florida' in Spanish ('Pascua Florida' is a Spanish term that literally means 'flowery festival', but usually refers to the Easter season)
Flattest state
Florida is the flattest state in the USA as it is the state with the smallest difference between its highest and lowest points (345 ft) Florida's mean elevation is 100 ft. Only one state (Delaware) has lower mean elevation (60 ft)
When was Florida discovered?
Native Americans were living for atleast 12,000 years in what is now Florida when first known European visitors led by the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León landed in April 1513. He was seriously wounded in Florida, died in Cuba and interred in Puerto Rico
Oldest settlement
Saint Augustine, Florida is the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the continental United States. It was founded on September 8, 1565, by Spanish admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, Florida's first governor. The city served as the capital of Spanish Florida for over 200 years, and became the capital of British East Florida when the territory briefly changed hands between Spain and Britain.
Largest subtropical wilderness
South Florida is the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles coexist in the wild. The largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, Everglades is a world Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve and a Wetland of International Importance. To preserve the plant and animal life of the swamps, part of the Everglades has been set aside as the Everglades National Park.
Home to spaceflight
Launch operations for the Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle programs were carried out from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39. Located on the east coast of Florida, the John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) has been NASA's primary launch center of human spaceflight.
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