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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.
Venice is a municipality in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. In 2005, the population of the city was 20,974 and an area of 25.0 square kilometers. In the city the population was spread out with 6.9 percent under the age of 18, 2.3 percent from 18 to 24, 10.2 percent from 25 to 44, 23.1 percent from 45 to 64, and 57.5 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 69 years. For every 100 females there were 76.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.8 males.
Venice has been listed in many publications as being the Shark's Tooth Capital of The World. It hosts an annual festival, the Shark's Tooth Festival, every year to celebrate the abundance of fossilized shark's teeth that can be found on its shores.

Venice 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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