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Florida is a state located 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. 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.
Arcadia is a municipality in DeSoto County, Florida. In 2005, the population of the city was 7,151 and an area of 10.5 square kilometers. Arcadia is the heart of the county and a very visible pride in their history can be found virtually everywhere in the city. In the city the population was spread out with 29.2 percent  under the age of 18, 10.3 percent  from 18 to 24, 27.2 percent  from 25 to 44, 19.0 percent  from 45 to 64, and 14.3 percent  who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Arcadia is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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