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  • Florida
  • Florida is one of the states of the United States. Covering an area of ​​140.098 km². The southern part of Florida is usually covered with flats, the central and northern parts are hilly. The coast of the Florida coast, along the Atlantic Ocean, stretches 933 kilometers, while the coast of the Gulf of Mexico is 1,239 kilometers. St. John’s, Apalachicola and Suwannee are the major rivers of Florida. The capital of Florida is Tallahassee.
  • Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Hialeah and Orlando are the most populated cities. More than 13 million people live in Florida.

 

  • The Apollo 11 spacecraft, which carried the human on the Moon for the first time, was launched in Cape Canaveral in Florida in 1969. 1971 Walt Disney World opened in Disneyland near Orlando.

 

  • Religious beliefs in Florida
  • Christian, 81%
  • Protestant, 54%
  • Baptist, 19%
  • Methodist, 6%
  • Presbyterian, 4%
  • Episcopal, 3%
  • Lutherci, 3%
  • Pentecostal, 3%
  • Other Protestants, 16%
  • Catholic, 26%
  • Mormon, 1%
  • Jewish, 4%
  • Other Religions,% 1
  • Atheists, 14%

 

  • Florida Flag
  • Florida State Flag

 

 

 

 

 

  • Florida Seal
  • Florida State Seal

 

  • Florida Population
  • Towns – population
  • Jacksonville – 805,605
  • Miami – 424,662
  • Tampa – 336,823
  • St. Petersburg – 246,407
  • Orlando – 227,907
  • Hialeah – 212,217
  • Fort Lauderdale – 183,606
  • Tallahassee – 170,452
  • Cape Coral – 156,891
  • Port Saint Lucie – 151,391
  • Pembroke Pines – 146,828
  • Hollywood – 142,473
  • Coral Springs – 126,875
  • Gainesville – 114,375
  • Miami Gardens – 108,862
  • Miramar – 108,240
  • Clearwater – 106,642
  • Pompano Beach – 102,745
  • Palm Bay – 100,116

 

Official language English
Spoken languages Predominantly English and Spanish
Demonym Floridian, Floridan
Capital Tallahassee
Largest city Jacksonville
Largest metro Miami metro area
Area Ranked 22nd
normal;” scope=”row”> • Total 65,755 sq mi
(170,304 km2)
 • Width 361 miles (582 km)
 • Length 447 miles (721 km)
 • % water 17.9
 • Latitude 24° 27′ N to 31° 00′ N
 • Longitude 80° 02′ W to 87° 38′ W
Population Ranked 3rd
 • Total 20,612,439
(2016 est)
 • Density 313.4/sq mi  (121.0/km2)
Ranked 8th
 • Median household income $48,825 (41st)
Elevation  
 • Highest point Britton Hill
345 ft (105 m)
 • Mean 100 ft  (30 m)
 • Lowest point Atlantic Ocean
sea level
Before statehood Florida Territory
Admission to Union March 3, 1845 (27th)
Governor Rick Scott (R)
Lieutenant Governor Carlos López-Cantera (R)
Legislature Florida Legislature
 • Upper house Senate
 • Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Bill Nelson (D)
Marco Rubio (R)
U.S. House delegation 16 Republicans, 11 Democrats (list)
Time zones  
 • Peninsula and “Big Bend” region ESTUTC −5/−4
 • Panhandle west of the Apalachicola River CSTUTC −6/−5
ISO 3166 US-FL
Abbreviations FLFla.
Florida State
Author: wik Date: 10:08 pm
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