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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.
Margate is a city in Broward County, Florida and considered a suburb of Fort Lauderdale while also making up part of the South Florida metropolitan area. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 53,909. As of 2004, the population estimated by the U.S. census bureau is 55,152. According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 23.3 square kilometers. The population density was 2,362.6 per square kilometers. There were 24,740 housing units at an average density of 1,084.2 per square kilometers.
In the city the population was spread out with 20.9 percent under the age of 18, 6.5 percent from 18 to 24, 29.2 percent from 25 to 44, 21.7 percent from 45 to 64, and 21.7 percent who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.
Margate 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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