Florida

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Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.wikipedia
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List of municipalities in Florida

CitycitiesCities in Florida
Jacksonville is the most populous municipality in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.
Florida is a state located in the Southern United States.

Alabama

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The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.
It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.

Tallahassee, Florida

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Tallahassee is the state's capital.
Tallahassee is the capital city of the U.S. state of Florida.

Miami metropolitan area

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The Miami metropolitan area is Florida's most populous urban area.
It is entirely in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Florida.

Tampa Bay Area

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This is more than twice the number of the next metro area, the Tampa Bay Area, which has a GDP of $145.3 billion.
The Tampa Bay Area is a major populated area surrounding Tampa Bay on the west coast of Florida in the United States.

South Florida

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Florida is home to 51 of the world's billionaires with most of them residing in South Florida.
South Florida (colloquially and locally known as SoFlo) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises Florida's southernmost counties, and is the fourth most populous urban agglomeration in the United States.

Culture of Florida

Florida culture
Florida's close proximity to the ocean influences many aspects of Florida culture and daily life.
The culture of Florida is similar to the rest of American culture, but as a coastal state, Florida culture has been influenced by immigrant populations, especially those from Europe and Latin America.

Georgia (U.S. state)

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The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.
Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama.

Gulf of Mexico

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The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.
The U.S. states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida border the Gulf on the north, which are often referred to as the "Third Coast", in comparison with the U.S. Atlantic and Pacific coasts.

Everglades National Park

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The American alligator, American crocodile, American flamingo, Roseate spoonbill, Florida panther, bottlenose dolphin, and manatee can be found in Everglades National Park in the southern part of the state.
Everglades National Park is an American national park that protects the southern twenty percent of the original Everglades in Florida.

Lake Okeechobee

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Lake Okeechobee is the largest freshwater lake in the U.S. state of Florida.
Lake Okeechobee, also known as Florida's Inland Sea, is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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Florida has attracted many writers such as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams, and continues to attract celebrities and athletes.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (August 8, 1896 – December 14, 1953) was an American author who lived in rural Florida and wrote novels with rural themes and settings.

Conquistador

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The earliest known European explorers came with the Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León.
Florida fell to Juan Ponce de León after 1513.

Calusa

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By the 16th century, the earliest time for which there is a historical record, major Native American groups included the Apalachee of the Florida Panhandle, the Timucua of northern and central Florida, the Ais of the central Atlantic coast, the Tocobaga of the Tampa Bay area, the Calusa of southwest Florida and the Tequesta of the southeastern coast.
The Calusa were a Native American people of Florida's southwest coast.

List of colonial governors of Florida

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In 1565, the settlement of St. Augustine (San Agustín) was established under the leadership of admiral and governor Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, creating what would become one of the oldest, continuously-occupied European settlements in the continental U.S. and establishing the first generation of Floridanos and the Government of Florida.
The colonial governors of Florida governed Florida during its colonial period (before 1821).

St. Augustine, Florida

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In 1565, the settlement of St. Augustine (San Agustín) was established under the leadership of admiral and governor Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, creating what would become one of the oldest, continuously-occupied European settlements in the continental U.S. and establishing the first generation of Floridanos and the Government of Florida.
St. Augustine (San Agustín) is a city in the Southeastern United States, on the Atlantic coast of northeastern Florida.

Pensacola, Florida

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In 1559, Don Tristán de Luna y Arellano established a settlement at present-day Pensacola, making it the first attempted settlement in Florida, but it was mostly abandoned by 1561.
Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, approximately 13 mi from the border with Alabama, and the county seat of Escambia County, in the U.S. state of Florida.

American crocodile

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The American alligator, American crocodile, American flamingo, Roseate spoonbill, Florida panther, bottlenose dolphin, and manatee can be found in Everglades National Park in the southern part of the state.
The species was redescribed as Crocodylus floridanus by William T. Hornaday in 1875, when Hornaday and C.E. Jackson were sent to Florida to collect alligator hides.

Timeline of Florida History

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In 1763, Spain traded Florida to the Kingdom of Great Britain for control of Havana, Cuba, which had been captured by the British during the Seven Years' War.
This is a timeline of the U.S. state of Florida.

St. Johns River

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The road crossed the St. Johns River at a narrow point called Wacca Pilatka, or the British name "Cow Ford", ostensibly reflecting the fact that cattle were brought across the river there.
The St. Johns River (Río San Juan) is the longest river in the U.S. state of Florida and its most significant one for commercial and recreational use.

Timucua

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By the 16th century, the earliest time for which there is a historical record, major Native American groups included the Apalachee of the Florida Panhandle, the Timucua of northern and central Florida, the Ais of the central Atlantic coast, the Tocobaga of the Tampa Bay area, the Calusa of southwest Florida and the Tequesta of the southeastern coast.
The Timucua were a Native American people who lived in Northeast and North Central Florida and southeast Georgia.

Tequesta

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By the 16th century, the earliest time for which there is a historical record, major Native American groups included the Apalachee of the Florida Panhandle, the Timucua of northern and central Florida, the Ais of the central Atlantic coast, the Tocobaga of the Tampa Bay area, the Calusa of southwest Florida and the Tequesta of the southeastern coast.
The Tequesta (also Tekesta, Tegesta, Chequesta, Vizcaynos) Native American tribe, at the time of first European contact, occupied an area along the southeastern Atlantic coast of Florida.

Nassau County, Florida

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This would be the first permanent English-speaking population in what is now Duval County, Baker County, St. Johns County and Nassau County.
Nassau County is a county of the U.S. state of Florida.

Hawaii

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Along with Hawaii, Florida is one of only two states that has a tropical climate, and is the only continental state with either a tropical climate or a coral reef.
The state's oceanic coastline is about 750 mi long, the fourth longest in the U.S. after the coastlines of Alaska, Florida, and California.

Tampa Bay

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By the 16th century, the earliest time for which there is a historical record, major Native American groups included the Apalachee of the Florida Panhandle, the Timucua of northern and central Florida, the Ais of the central Atlantic coast, the Tocobaga of the Tampa Bay area, the Calusa of southwest Florida and the Tequesta of the southeastern coast.
Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and shallow estuary connected to the Gulf of Mexico on the west central coast of Florida, comprising Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, Old Tampa Bay, Middle Tampa Bay, and Lower Tampa Bay.