Florida

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Florida
State of Florida
Eik-name(s): 
Sunshine State[1][2][3]
Motto(s): 
Anthem: "Old Folks at Home" an "Florida"
Map o the Unitit States wi Florida hielichted
Map o the Unitit States wi Florida hielichted
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidFlorida Territory
Admittit tae the Union3 Mairch 1845 (27t)
CaipitalTallahassee[1]
Lairgest ceetyJacksonville[5]
Lairgest metroMiami
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRon DeSantis (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorJeanette Núñez (R)
LegislaturFlorida Legislatur
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
JudiciarSupreme Coort o Florida
U.S. senatorsMarco Rubio (R)
Rick Scott (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation14 Republicans
13 Democrats (leet)
Area
 • Total170,312 km2 (65,757.70[6] sq mi)
Area rank22nt
Dimensions
 • Length721 km (447 mi)
 • Width582 km (361 mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Highest elevation105 m (345 ft)
Lowest elevation
(Atlantic Ocean[7])
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total21,477,737[9]
 • Rank3rd
 • Density121.0/km2 (384.3/sq mi)
 • Density rank8t
 • Median hooseaud income
$53267[10]
 • Income rank
40t
Demonym(s)Floridian, Floridan
Leid
 • Offeecial leidInglis[11]
 • Spoken leidPredominantly Inglis an Spaingie[12]
Time zones
Peninsula an "Big Bend" regionUTC-05:00 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-04:00 (EDT)
Panhandle wast o the Apalachicola RiverUTC-06:00 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-05:00 (CDT)
USPS abbreviation
FL
ISO 3166 codeUS-FL
Trad. abbreviationFla.
Latitude24° 27' N tae 31° 00' N
Longitude80° 02' W tae 87° 38' W
Websitemyflorida.com

Florida (frae the Spaingie meanin Flouery Easter) is a state in the Unitit States o Americae, that is in the sootheastrenmaist pairt o the kintra. The caipital ceety o Florida is Tallahassee, and the maist populous ceety in the state is Jacksonville.The lairgest coonty is Palm Beach Coonty.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Florida | Map, Population, History, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica (in Inglis). Retrieved 30 Juin 2020.
  2. "Florida | State Facts & History". www.infoplease.com (in Inglis). Retrieved 30 Juin 2020.
  3. "Florida". www.americaslibrary.gov. Retrieved 30 Juin 2020.
  4. "State Motto". Florida Department of State. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  5. "Jacksonville, Fla.: Population, Weather, Demographics, Facts, History, Mayor, Landmarks". www.factmonster.com. Retrieved 30 Juin 2020.
  6. "United States Summary: 2010. Population and Housing Unit Counts. 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. September 2012. p. 41. Retrieved 9 Apryle 2019.
  7. a b "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  8. Elevation adjuistit tae North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  9. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. 9 Januar 2020. Retrieved 9 Januar 2020.
  10. "Median Annual Household Income". The US Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 Januar 2020.
  11. "Article 2, Section 9, Constitution of the State of Florida". State of Florida. 1988. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  12. "Florida". Modern Language Association. Retrieved 29 Juin 2014.

Coordinates: 28°06′N 81°36′W / 28.1°N 81.6°W / 28.1; -81.6


Precedit bi
Michigan
List of U.S. states by date of statehood
Admittit on Mairch 3, 1845 (27t)
Succeedit bi
Texas