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Florida is a state located in the southeastern United States. The majority of the state is a large peninsula that extends southwards from the North American continent, with the Atlantic Ocean on its East, and the Gulf of Mexico on the West.
Florida's largest city is Jacksonville and the state capital is Tallahassee. Some of the other cities in the Florida include Boca Raton, Clearwater, Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Gulfport, Miami, Miami Beach, Orlando, St. Petersburg and Tampa.
Known for its subtropical climate and its beautiful beaches, Florida is a popular tourist destination. There are many tourist attractions in Florida including:
Sports teams in Florida include the Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League baseball) in Viera, the Clearwater Threshers (Florida State League baseball) in Clearwater, the Daytona Cubs (Florida State League baseball) in Daytona Beach, the Dunedin Blue Jays (Florida State League baseball) in Dunedin, the Florida Marlins (Major League Baseball) in Miami, the Florida Panthers (ice hockey in the NHL) in Sunrise, the Fort Myers Miracle (Florida State League baseball) in Fort Myers, the Jacksonville Jaguars (American football in the NFL) in Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Suns (Southern League baseball) in Jacksonville, the Jupiter Hammerheads (Florida State League baseball) in Jupiter, the Lakeland Flying Tigers (Florida State League baseball) in Lakeland, the Miami Dolphins (American football in the NFL) in Miami, Miami FC (USL-1 soccer) in Miami, the Miami Heat (National Basketball Association) in Miami, the Orlando Magic (National Basketball Association) in Orlando, the Palm Beach Cardinals (Florida State League baseball) in Jupiter, the Sarasota Reds (Florida State League baseball) in Sarasota, the St. Lucie Mets (Florida State League baseball) in Port St. Lucie, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (American football in the NFL) in Tampa, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (Major League Baseball) in St. Petersburg, the Tampa Bay Lightning (ice hockey in the NHL) in Tampa, the Tampa Yankees (Florida State League baseball) in Tampa, and the Vero Beach Devil Rays (Florida State League baseball) in Vero Beach.
Some of the leading educational institutions in Florida include the University of Central Florida (in Orlando), the University of Florida (in Gainesville) and the University of South Florida (in Tampa).
Some of the major companies that have based their headquarters in Florida include AutoNation (in Fort Lauderdale), Burger King (in Miami), Invicta Watch Group (in Hollywood), Lennar (in Miami), Office Depot (in Delray Beach), Publix Super Markets (in Lakeland) and Tech Data (in Clearwater).
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