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Where is Florida Located?

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The State of Florida is located in south eastern part of the United States.


The geographic coordinates of Florida are Latitude 24°30’N to 31°N and Longitude 79°48’W to 87°38’W. The state has a total area of 65,758 sq miles (170,312 sq km) of which land area 53,625 sq miles (138,887 sq km) and inland water area is 12,133 sq miles (31,424 sq km). In the north Florida is bounded by Alabama and Georgia, towards the east it is surrounded by Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Straits of Florida and on the west by Alabama and Gulf of Mexico.

Facts About Florida

State Name Florida
Country USA
Continent North America
Capital Tallahassee
Largest city Jacksonville
Area 65,755 sq mi (170,304 km2)
Population 19,893,297 (2014 est)
Lat Long 28° 6′ 0″ N, 81° 36′ 0″ W
Official Language English
Calling Code 00 1 850 X
Time Zone Central Time Zone (UTC-06:00), Eastern Time Zone (UTC-05:00), UTC−05:00
Airport 20- Airports Scheduled service
Neighbour State Alabama, Georgia, The Bahamas
Internet TLD
Currency United States dollar (USD)

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