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Tarpon Springs

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.
Tarpon Springs is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. In 2005, the population of the city was 22,651 and an area of 43.7 square kilometers. Tarpon Springs is prominent for having the largest percentage of Greek-Americans of any city in the United States. The first Greek immigrants arrived to this city during the 1880s, when they were hired to work as divers in the growing sponge harvesting industry.  
In the city the population was spread out with 19.2 percent under the age of 18, 6.2 percent from 18 to 24, 23.9 percent from 25 to 44, 25.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 24.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.1 males.

Tarpon Springs 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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