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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.
Florida city is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population of the city was 7,843 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 8,363 and in 2005 it was 8,913. Originally named Detroit, residents later voted on changing the name to Florida city. It has a small historic area, but much of the city is hotels and other tourist facilities.
The city is at the eastern end of the only road running through the Everglades National Park, which terminates at Flamingo. Florida city is the southernmost city in the United States, which is not on an island. It is also the last stop on the mainland north of the Florida Keys. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.3 square kilometers all area is land area.
Florida city is situated mostly atop a limestone ridge called the Miami Rock Ridge that extends south from present day North Miami Beach to a location in Everglades National Park. The ridge, consisting of Miami Limestone, serves as the higher ground within the community. The old location of the Florida East Coast Railway track marks the approximate boundary of the location of the limestone ridge south of Davis Parkway. The range of elevation of the ridge is from 5 to 8 feet above sea level.
In the city the population was spread out with 39.7 percent under the age of 18, 11.0 percent from 18 to 24, 26.3 percent from 25 to 44, 15.8 percent from 45 to 64, and 7.2 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

Florida is a town known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages. It is one of the favorite holiday places for most of the vacation lovers.

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