Florida Info Facts

"Florida" 
is Spanish for flower. 

Florida is known as "The Sunshine State".  
Florida 
has 1,200 miles of beaches and 1,800 miles of coastline.

 

Animal:  Florida Panther 
Beverage:  Orange Juice 
Bird:  Mockingbird 
Capital:  Tallahassee 
Flower:  Orange Blossom 
Freshwater Fish:  Largemouth Bass 
Marine Mammal:  Manatee 
Population:  15,900,000 
Saltwater Fish:  Sailfish 
Saltwater Mammal:  Bottlenose Dolphin 
Shell:  Horse Conch 
Tree:  Sabal Palm 
Seasonal Residents:  62,000 
Average Age:  42 
Average Temperature:  73.7 degrees 


The highest rate of lightning strikes per capita is Clearwater, Florida. 

Winter Haven was home of the original Cypress Gardens.

Ybor City was once know as the Cigar Capital of the World. 

Saint Augustine is the oldest European settlement in North America.

Florida has 12 International Airports, 19 major Commercial Airports, 14 deepwater ports, 
370,000 hotel rooms, and 1,250 golf courses - more than any other state. 
 

 

Animal:  Florida Panther 
Beverage:  Orange Juice 
Bird:  Mockingbird 
Capital:  Tallahassee 
Flower:  Orange Blossom 
Freshwater Fish:  Largemouth Bass 
Marine Mammal:  Manatee 
Population:  15,900,000 
Saltwater Fish:  Sailfish 
Saltwater Mammal:  Bottlenose Dolphin 
Shell:  Horse Conch 
Tree:  Sabal Palm 
Seasonal Residents:  62,000 
Average Age:  42 
Average Temperature:  73.7 degrees 


The United States with the highest rate of lightning strikes per capita is Clearwater. 

Winter Have was home of the original Cypress Gardens.

Ybor City was once know as the Cigar Capital of the World. 

Saint Augustine is the oldest European settlement in North America.

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