Florida (English: Florida) is a state in the southeast of the United States.


Map of Florida


Most of the state is located on the Florida peninsula, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Florida shares a border with the states of Alabama and Georgia.


Florida is primarily low hilly areas and large swamps. The highest hills, raised several tens of meters above sea level, are located in the center of the peninsula. In the extreme south of Florida is the Everglades wetlands, where thickets of cypress trees and tall grass prairies are also preserved. This unique corner of subtropical nature is mostly part of the national park of the same name.

Population centers

The capital of the state is the city of Tallahassee, the largest city is Jacksonville. Miami, Tampa and St. Petersburg can also be singled out among large cities.


On March 3, 1845, Florida became the 27th state of the United States.

Court structure

Florida’s court system is divided into two broad categories: appellate courts and trial courts. The appellate level consists of the Supreme Court and five courts of appeal, while the courts of first instance consist of 67 municipal courts and 20 district courts.

In 2019, the Florida Supreme Court heard 2,098 cases. This is 1106 cases less than in 2014.

Famous people

  • Jim Morrison

Orlando (Florida)

City in the United States
State Florida
County Orange County
Coordinates 28°32’1″NB, 81°23’12″WL
Surface 294,61 km²
– land 272,51 km²
– water 22,10 km²
(April 1, 2020)
(1129 inhabitants/km²)
– agglomeration 2.818.120 (2010)
Mayor Buddy Dyer (D)
Website orlando.gov

Orlando is a city in the United States of America, located in the state of Florida. It is the county seat of Orange County. There are 255,483 (2013) people living within the city limits, where the entire agglomeration has 2,267,846 (2010) residents. It is Florida’s third largest city. On June 12, 2016, 49 people were shot dead at Pulse gay nightclub.


11.3% of the population is older than 65 and 35% consists of single -person households. Unemployment is 2.7 % (2000 census figures).

The population increased from 163,435 in 1990 to 185,951 in 2000.


Orlando and its environs are home to some of the top tourist destinations in the world, including:

  • SeaWorld Orlando
  • Universal Orlando
  • Walt Disney World Resort


  • Het Space and Science Research Center
  • The Orange County Convention Center, the second largest convention center in the United States


In January the average temperature is 15.4 °C, in July it is 27.9 °C. Annual average precipitation is 1222.0 mm (data based on the measurement period 1961-1990).


The boy band Backstreet Boys is from Orlando and was founded in 1993. A popular nightlife area is I-Drive 360 ​​.


Orlando has one sports club that plays in one of the top four American professional sports. It’s about:

  • Orlando Magic (Basketball)

In addition, Orlando City SC football club plays in Major League Soccer.

With the Citrus Bowl stadium, Orlando was the host city for the 1994 FIFA World Cup. The Netherlands and Belgium played 3 and 2 games respectively, including the match against each other.

Sister Cities

  • Valladolid, Sleep


  • Edgar Warren Williams (1949), composer
  • Stan Bush (1953), singer, guitarist and songwriter
  • Wesley Snipes (1962), actor
  • Traylor Howard (1966), actrice
  • Jonathan Jackson (1982), actor
  • David Oliver (1982), athlete
  • Jamaal Torrance (1983), athlete
  • Courtnee Draper (1985), actress, singer, lawyer, voice actress
  • Josh Segarra (1986), actor
  • Jeremy Pope (1992), actor
  • Marvin Bracy (1993), atleet
  • Jack Griffo (1996), actor, singer
  • Kathryn Newton (1997), actrice
  • Talia Castellano (1999-2013), youtuber

Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona Beach
Place in the United States
Location of Daytona Beach in Florida
Location of Florida in the US
County Volusia County
Type of place City
State Florida
Coordinates 29° 12′ N, 81° 2′ W
Surface 176.56 km²
– country 170.03 km²
– water 6.53 km²
(377 inhabitants/km²)
Height 14 m
ZIP code(s) 32114–32126, 32198
FIPS code 16525
Website codb.us

Daytona Beach is a city in the US state of Florida, and is administratively part of Volusia County. Henry Segrave broke two world land speed records at Daytona Beach during the interwar period .


In the 2000 census, the population was recorded at 64,112 . In 2006, the United States Census Bureau estimated the population at 64,183 , an increase of 71 (0.1%).


According to the United States Census Bureau, the place occupies an area of ​​168.2 km², of which 152.0 km² is land and 16.2 km² is water. Daytona Beach is approximately 14 m above sea level.

Nearby places

The figure below shows nearby places within 10 miles of Daytona Beach.

Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach Shores (7 km)

Holly Hill (4 miles)

Ormond Beach (10 km)

Ormond-by-the-Sea (15 km)

Ponce Inlet (16 km)

Port Orange (10 km)

South Daytona (5 km)


  • Hank Mizell (1923-1992), singer
  • Lee Hamilton (1931), politician
  • Bob Ross (1942-1995), artist
  • Vince Carter (1977), basketball player

Tampa, Florida

City in the United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough County
Coordinates 27°56’51″N, 82°27’31″WL
Surface 453.81 km²
– country 293.75 km²
– water 160.06 km²
(April 1, 2020)
(1310 inhabitants/km²)
– agglomeration 2,824,724 (2011)
Mayor Jane Castor (D)
Website tampagov.net

Tampa is a city in Florida in the southern United States. The city is located at the end of the Tampa Bay, the urban agglomeration mainly lies between the Gulf of Mexico and this bay. The city is the largest of this conurbation which has more than 2.8 million inhabitants and includes the cities of Saint Petersburg, Clearwater and Largo. The city itself has only 369,075 inhabitants (2013).

The city is home to the University of South Florida.


12.5% ​​of the population is older than 65 and 33.7% consists of single -person households. Unemployment is 3.2 % (census figures 2000).

About 19.3% of Tampa’s population are Hispanics and Hispanics, 26.1% are of African origin and 2.2% of Asian origin.

The population increased from 303,447 in 2000 to 346,037 in 2011.

Population Growth

  • 1850 — 974
  • 1870 — 796
  • 1880 — 720
  • 1890 — 5,532
  • 1900 — 15,839
  • 1910 — 37,782
  • 1920 — 51,608
  • 1930 — 101,161
  • 1940 — 108,391
  • 1950 — 124,681
  • 1960 — 274,970
  • 1970 — 277,767
  • 1980 — 271,523
  • 1990 — 280.015
  • 2000 — 303.447
  • 2003 — 317,647
  • 2010 — 335,709
  • 2013 — 369,075


In January the average temperature is 15.5°C, in July it is 27.8°C. Annual average rainfall is 1120 mm (data based on the measurement period 1961-1990).


Tampa has three sports clubs that compete in one of the top four American professional sports. It’s about:

  • Tampa Bay Rays (baseball), although it actually plays in Saint Petersburg
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (American football)
  • Tampa Bay Lightning (ice hockey)

Tampa Bay Mutiny football club played in Major League Soccer from 1995 to 2001, but has since been disbanded.


Like many medium-sized American cities, Tampa has an airport. In Tampa, that is Tampa International Airport. Also, there are numerous bridges connecting cities such as Sarasota or St Petersburg-Clearwater. The most famous is the Skyway Bridge.

Nearby places

The figure below shows nearby places within 10 miles of Tampa.


Citrus Park (14 km)

East Lake-Orient Park (9 km)

Egypt Lake Leto (6 km)

Greater Carrollwood (11 km)

Greater Northdale (15 km)

Lake Magdalene (12 km)

mango (16 km)

Palm River-Clair Mel (10 km)

Progress Village (13 km)

Temple Terrace (11 km)

Town ‘n’ Country (12 km)

University (11 km)


  • Cannonball Adderley (1928–1975), jazz musician (multi-instrumentalist and alto saxophonist) (hard bop)
  • Nat Adderley (1931–2000), jazz musician
  • Joe Lala (1947-2014), drummer and actor
  • Jim Neidhart (1955-2018), wrestler
  • David Gail (1965), actor
  • Beth Hirsch (1967), singer
  • Sarah Paulson (1974), actress
  • Damu Cherry (1977), athlete
  • Avy Scott (1981), porn actress
  • Dreama Walker (1986), actress
  • Aaron Carter (1987), child star and singer
  • Megan Romano (1991), swimmer
  • Joe Gyau (1992), football player
  • Julian Green (1995), German footballer

Tampa, Florida