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State o Florida
Banner o Florida State seal o Florida
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): The Sunshine State
Motto(s): In God We Trust
State sang(s): "Old Folks at Home (State Sang), Florida (Where the Sawgrass Meets the Sky) (State Anthem)"
Cairt o the United States wi Florida heichlichtit
Offeecial leid Inglis[1]
Spoken leids Predominantly Inglis an Spaingie[2]
Demonym Floridian, Floridan
Caipital Tallahassee
Lairgest ceety Jacksonville
Lairgest metro Miami metro aurie
Aurie Ranked 22nt
 • Tot 65,755[3] sq mi
(170,304[3] km2)
 • Width 361 miles (582 km)
 • Lenth 447 miles (721 km)
 • % watter 17.9
 • Latitude 24° 27' N tae 31° 00' N
 • Longitude 80° 02' W tae 87° 38' W
Population Ranked 3rd
 • Tot 20,612,439
(2016 est)[4]
 • Density 384.3/sq mi  (121.0/km2)
Ranked 8t
 • Median hoosehauld income $48,825[5] (41st)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Britton Hill[6][7]
345 ft (105 m)
 • Mean 100 ft  (30 m)
 • Lawest pynt Atlantic Ocean[6]
sea level
Afore statehuid Florida Territory
Admission to Union Mairch 3, 1845 (27t)
Govrenor Rick Scott (R)
Lieutenant Governor Carlos López-Cantera (R)
Legislatur Florida Legislatur
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Bill Nelson (D)
Marco Rubio (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation 16 Republicans, 11 Democrats (leet)
Time zones  
 • Peninsula an "Big Bend" region EST: UTC −5/−4
 • Panhandle wast o the Apalachicola River CST: UTC −6/−5
ISO 3166 US-FL
Abbreviations FL, Fla.
Wabsteid myflorida.com

Florida (frae the Spainyie 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. "Article 2, Section 9, Constitution of the State of Florida". State of Florida. Archived frae the oreeginal on November 20, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2008. 
  2. "Florida". Modern Language Association. Retrieved Juin 29, 2014. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived frae the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved Januar 31, 2008. 
  4. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 23, 2015. 
  5. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the original on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  7. Elevation adjuistit tae North American Vertical Datum o 1988.

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)
Succeeded by
Texas