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Quick Facts About Florida


 

SOME INTERESTING TIDBITS ABOUT FLORIDA

  • The population of Florida exceeded 20 million as of 2015.
  • Gatorade is named and developed after the University of Florida Gators.
  • Florida was admitted to United States as a State on March 3, 1845 as the 27th State
  • Clearwater, Florida has the highest rate of per capita rate of lightening strikes of all U.S. cities.
  • In Key West, Florida chickens are classified as a "protected species."

GOVERNMENT AND POPULATION DATA

  • Form of Government - Governor and independent cabinet consisting of Attorney General, Chief Financial Officer, Commissioner of Agriculture.
  • State Legislature - 120 House Districts, 40 Senate Districts
  • 23 Congressional Districts
  • 2 U.S. Senators
      -  Bill Nelson (D)
      -  Marco Rubio (R)
  • Current Governor - Rick Scott
  • Capital - Tallahassee
  • Population - Over 20 Million
  • Number of Counties in Florida - 67
  • State Flower - Orange Blossom
  • State Nickname - The "Sunshine" State

GEOGRAPHY OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA

  • Total Area of the State - 65,755 Square Miles
      -  22nd Largest State in the U.S. in Total Area
  • Land Area - 53,927 Square Miles
  • Total Water Area - 11,828 Square Miles
  • Highest Point - 345 Feet Above Sea Level near Lakewood in Walton County
  • Total Coast Line - 1,197 Statute Miles
  • Total Miles of Beaches - 663 Miles


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