Florida gained its current status as a state in the year 1845. The government of Florida is lead by Rick Scott and is based in the state capital of Tallahassee (Population: 181,376).
The most populous cities in Florida are: Jacksonville (Population: 821,784), Miami (Population: 399,457), Tampa (Population: 335,709), Saint Petersburg (Population: 244,769), Orlando (Population: 238,300).
Florida State - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1845|
|Capital||Tallahassee (Population: 181,376)|
|Head of Government||Rick Scott|
|Total Area||151,940 sq km (58,664 sq miles)|
|Population Density||123.7 sq km (320.5 sq miles)|