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Capital
Tallahassee
Became a State
March 3, 1845 (27th)
Location
southeastern United States
Area
65,795 sq. miles (22nd)
Population
15,982,378 (4th)
Major Cities 
Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach,
Orlando, St. Peteresburg
Products
citrus fruits, sugarcane, celery
Climate
humid sub-tropical, except in southern part, which is tropical
Yearly Precipitation
averages 50 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Jackonsville Jaguars (National Football League)
Miami Dolphins (National Football League)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (National Football League)
Miami Heat (National Basketball Association)
Orlando Magic (National Basketball Association)
Florida Panthers (National Hockey League)
Tampa Bay Lightning (National Hockey League)
Tampa Bay Rays (Major League Baseball)
Florida Marlins (Major League Baseball)
Major Waterways
Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Intracostal Waterway,
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
Most Famous Citizens
Steve Garvey (baseball player)
John Audubon (ornithologist, artist)
Stephen Foster (composer)
Marjorie K. Rowlings (writer)
Jacqueline Cochran (aviator)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Orange Blossom
Florida Panther
Sabal Palm
Zebra Longwing

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