Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/5/2007

Florida

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Florida is a state located in the southeastern United States. Most of the state is a large peninsula with the Gulf of Mexico on its west and the Atlantic Ocean on its east. Most of the state has a humid subtropical climate, except for southern Florida, where the climate borders on tropical and the Florida Keys, which have a tropical climate. It was named by Juan Ponce de León, who landed in St. Augustine on 2 April 1513, during Pascua Florida (Spanish for “Flowery Easter,” referring to the Easter season). Florida’s economy relies heavily on tourism. The capital is Tallahassee and the largest city is Jacksonville. The largest metropolitan area and a major cultural center of the state is Miami. for more click here

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