Florida State Information And State Map

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Florida State Information And State Map, Florida the most southeastern state in the United States. It shares a border with Alabama and Georgia, Florida State University is a public space-grant and sea-grant research university in Tallahassee.

Florida State Information And State Map

State of Florida
Flag of FloridaState seal of Florida
FlagSeal
Nickname(s)

The Sunshine State
Motto(s)In God We Trust
State song(s): “Old Folks at Home (State Song), Florida (Where the Sawgrass Meets the Sky) (State Anthem)
Florida State Information And State Map

Florida State Information And State Map

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Official languageEnglish
Spoken languagesPredominantly 

English and Spanish

DemonymFloridian, Floridan
CapitalTallahassee
Largest cityJacksonville
Largest metroGreater Miami
AreaRanked 22nd
 • Total65,757.70 sq mi 
(170,312 km2)
 • Width361 miles (582 km)
 • Length447 miles (721 km)
 • % water17.9
 • Latitude24° 27′ N to 31° 00′ N
 • Longitude80° 02′ W to 87° 38′ W
PopulationRanked 3rd
 • Total21,299,325 (2018 est.)
 • Density384.3/sq mi  (121.0/km2)
Ranked 8th
 • Median household income$52,594 (40th)
Elevation
 • Highest pointBritton Hill
345 ft (105 m)
 • Mean100 ft  (30 m)
 • Lowest pointAtlantic Ocean
Sea level
Before statehoodFlorida Territory
Admitted to the UnionMarch 3, 1845 (27th)
GovernorRon DeSantis (R)
Lieutenant GovernorJeanette Núñez (R)
LegislatureFlorida Legislature
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsMarco Rubio (R)
Rick Scott (R)
U.S. House delegation14 Republicans 
13 Democrats (list)
Time zones
 • Peninsula and “Big Bend” regionESTUTC −5/−4
 • Panhandle west of the Apalachicola RiverCSTUTC −6/−5
ISO 3166US-FL
AbbreviationsFLFla.
Websitemyflorida.com

Florida State Information And State Map

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