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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.
Hialeah is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 226,419. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 224,522, making it the fifth largest city in the state. Hialeah is part of the Miami metropolitan area and the Greater South Florida metropolitan area. The city's name is of Muskogee origin. Haiyakpo and hili, Hialeah means pretty prairie. The city is located upon a large prairie between Biscayne Bay and the Everglades.
Hialeah ranks number one in the list of cities in the United States where Spanish is most spoken. About 92 percent of its population speaks Spanish as a first language. The total population of the city was 220,482 in the year 2005 with an area of 51.51 square kilometers. And it’s population density was 4,543.7 per square kilometers. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.7 square kilometers meters.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.0 percent under the age of 18, 8.2percent from 18 to 24, 29.4 percent from 25 to 44, 22.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 16.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older.
Hialeah 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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