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Official language(s) - English
Spoken language(s) - English (76.9%) - Spanish (16.5%)
Demonym - Floridian
Capital - Tallahassee
Largest city - Jacksonville
Largest metro area - South Florida Metropolitan Area

Population - Ranked 4th in the US
Total 18,801,310 (2010 Census)
Ranked 10th in the US
Median income - $47,778 (33rd)

Highest point Britton Hill 345 ft (105 m)
Mean 98 ft (30 m)
Lowest point Atlantic Ocean
0 ft (0 m)
Before statehood
Florida Territory
Admission to Union
March 3, 1845 (27th)
Rick Scott (R)
Lieutenant Governor
Jennifer Carroll (R)

Florida Legislature
Upper house Senate
Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators
Bill Nelson (D)
Marco Rubio (R)
U.S. House delegation
19 Republicans, 6 Democrats

Florida has many diverse cultures and attracts visitors from every part of the world.

Its not very often that you get to meet native Floridians.

Florida is a state that has had many generations of families that depend on the tourist industry, this fact is shown by the welcome you receive when you get there.

There are no false behaviours, everybody is very genuine and helpful even to the point of being too helpful. They love people from the UK.