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Lake Wales

The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle, extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama, and on the west, at the end of the panhandle, by Alabama.
Lake Wales is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States. The population was 10,194 in 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. census bureau is 11,802. The center of population of Florida is located in Lake Wales. The town lies almost in the exact centre of the Florida peninsula. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 36.3 square kilometers.
In the city the population was spread out with 26.9 percent under the age of 18, 9.0 percent from 18 to 24, 24.4 percent from 25 to 44, 19.5 percent from 45 to 64, and 20.2 percent who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.
Lake Wales is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Florida worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Florida.

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