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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.
Hollywood is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The population was 139,357 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 144,535. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 79.8 square kilometers.
Hollywood is located in southeastern Broward County, and includes about 5 to 6 miles of Atlantic Ocean beach, interrupted briefly by a portion deeded to Dania Beach. Hollywood is bounded by the following municipalities to the north Fort Lauderdale, Dania Beach.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.3 percent under the age of 18, 7.0 percent from 18 to 24, 31.3 percent from 25 to 44, 23.1 percent from 45 to 64, and 17.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older.
Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Hollywood enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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