Largest Cities in Florida

Florida is a state in the United States on the Florida Peninsula. Florida has a subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild and dry winters, with an annual average temperature of 20 °.

Florida, abbreviate Fla. or FA, is a state in the United States on the Florida Peninsula, often called The Sunshine State. It is 151,939 km² and has about 19.1 million inhabitants. The capital is Tallahassee.

There was a large influx of immigrants from other parts of the USA in the 1960s and 1970s, especially many pensioners moved here. Today there is a lot of immigration from Latin America, especially the Caribbean and Cuba.

Florida is made up of lowlands with forests, beaches and swamps. The Everglades are a swampy, shallow river that flows slowly. It is 60 km wide and more than 160 km long. Florida has a subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild and dry winters, with an annual average temperature of 20 ° C.

The state has heavy tourist traffic with many luxury hotels and resorts, including Miami Beach, Palm Beach and Daytona Beach. Florida is home to the Disney World theme park and the oldest city in the United States, St. Augustine, founded in 1565. Tourism is the most important industry in Florida.

It hosts extensive agriculture, with citrus fruits, vegetables, tobacco, nuts, corn and sugar as the main products. In addition, there is the electronic industry. Florida has launch pads for space rockets on Cape Canaveral. There is a lot of air and ship traffic, especially to Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville. The state is the starting point for cruise traffic in the West Indies.

The name Florida derives from the Spanish explorer Ponce de León, who landed here on Palm Sunday 1513. He calls it “Pascua Florida”, which means “flowering Easter”. The area was Spanish, but the British ruled it in 1763–83, and many immigrants arrived. In 1821, Spain sold Florida to the United States. Florida has been our state since 1845.

Biggest Cities of Florida by Population

Rank City State Population
1 Jacksonville FL 821895
2 Miami FL 399568
3 Tampa FL 335820
4 St. Petersburg FL 244880
5 Orlando FL 238411
6 Hialeah FL 224780
7 Tallahassee FL 181487
8 Fort Lauderdale FL 165632
9 Port St. Lucie FL 164714
10 Pembroke Pines FL 154861
11 Cape Coral FL 154416
12 Hollywood FL 140879
13 Gainesville FL 124465
14 Miramar FL 122152
15 Coral Springs FL 121207
16 Clearwater FL 107796
17 Miami Gardens FL 107278
18 Palm Bay FL 103301
19 West Palm Beach FL 100030
20 Pompano Beach FL 99956
21 Lakeland FL 97533
22 Miami Beach FL 87890
23 Deltona FL 85293
24 Plantation FL 85066
25 Sunrise FL 84550
26 Boca Raton FL 84503
27 Largo FL 77759
28 Melbourne FL 76179
29 Palm Coast FL 75291
30 Deerfield Beach FL 75129
31 Boynton Beach FL 68328
32 Lauderhill FL 66998
33 Weston FL 65444
34 Fort Myers FL 62409
35 Daytona Beach FL 61116
36 Delray Beach FL 60633
37 Homestead FL 60623
38 Tamarac FL 60538
39 Kissimmee FL 59793
40 North Miami FL 58897
41 North Port FL 57468
42 Ocala FL 56426
43 Port Orange FL 56159
44 Sanford FL 53681
45 Margate FL 53395
46 Coconut Creek FL 53020
47 Pensacola FL 52034
48 Sarasota FL 52028
49 Bradenton FL 49657
50 Pinellas Park FL 49190
51 Palm Beach Gardens FL 48563
52 Coral Gables FL 46891
53 Doral FL 45815
54 Bonita Springs FL 44025
55 Titusville FL 43872
56 Fort Pierce FL 41701
57 Apopka FL 41653
58 North Miami Beach FL 41634
59 Altamonte Springs FL 41607
60 Oakland Park FL 41474
61 North Lauderdale FL 41134
62 Ormond Beach FL 38248
63 Greenacres FL 37684
64 Hallandale Beach FL 37224
65 Panama City FL 36595
66 Aventura FL 35873
67 Ocoee FL 35690
68 Dunedin FL 35432
69 St. Cloud FL 35294
70 Lake Worth FL 35021
71 Plant City FL 34832
72 Winter Garden FL 34679
73 Winter Haven FL 33985
74 Oviedo FL 33453
75 Winter Springs FL 33393

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