Miami-Dade Coonty, Florida

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Miami-Dade County, Florida
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Cairt o Florida heichlichtin Miami-Dade County
Location in the U.S. state o Florida
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FoonditJanuary 18, 1836
Named forFrancis L. Dade
Lairgest ceetyMiami
 • Tot2,431 sq mi (6,296 km2)
 • Laund1,898 sq mi (4,916 km2)
 • Watter533 sq mi (1,380 km2)
Population (est.)
 • (2015)2,693,117
 • Density1,378.9/sq mi (532/km²)
Congressional destricts23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th
Time zoneEastren: UTC-5/-4

Miami-Dade Coonty (commonly cried Dade Coonty, Dade, Metro-Dade or Greater Miami) is a coonty locatit in the sootheastren pairt o the State o Florida an is the soothmaist coonty on the U.S. mainland. Accordin tae the 2015 census, the coonty haed a population o 2,693,117,[1] makkin it the maist populous coonty in Florida an the seivent-maist populous coonty in the Unitit States.[2] It is Florida's third-lairgest coonty in terms o laund aurie an aw, wi 1,946 square mile (5,040 km2). The coonty seat is Miami.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived frae the original on 14 Julie 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 Juin 2011.

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Coordinates: 25°46′N 80°12′W / 25.767°N 80.200°W / 25.767; -80.200