Florida is a state in the southeastern United States of America. It is known as the Sunshine State. The state was discovered by the Spanish explorers during the Easter period; Easter is also called Pascua Florida in Spanish. The emblem animal of Florida is the Florida Panther. The capital of the state is Tallahassee.
On the east coast is the Atlantic Ocean, on the west and on the south coast is the Gulf of Mexico.
The state has a chain of islands at the southern end, the islands of which are called “Keys”. The most famous are the Florida Keys, which are connected by 42 bridges. At the end of this island chain is Key West. From there it is only 140 kilometers to Cuba. Key West is also home to the southernmost point of the continental United States.
With a total area of 170,304 km2, Florida has the 22nd place among the states. 30,634 km2 (17.99%) of the national territory are water areas.
Florida is also called the “Sunshine State”, which is due to the many hours of sunshine. It has more hours of sunshine than the state of California and is therefore also a great destination for winter. The west coast is on the Gulf of Mexico and the east coast is on the Atlantic Ocean. English and Spanish are spoken in Florida. Cruises to the Caribbean are offered from many places in Florida. Florida is often combined with the Bahamas. It is a versatile state with pearly white sandy beaches and beautiful nature in the Everglades.
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