Ten fun facts about Florida
Florida averages 10 deaths and 30 injuries a year from lightning.
Orlando attracts more visitors than any other amusement park destination in the United States.
The largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world is in Lakeland.
Florida means "Feast of Flowers" in Spanish.
Haines City is known as ‘The Heart of Florida’.
Crystal River is the only place in North America where it is legal to have a supervised swim with gentle manatees.
The world's deepest freshwater spring is Wakulla Springs near Tallahassee.
Saint Augustine city of Florida is the oldest European settlement in North America.
Annual Mug Race of Florida is the longest river sailboat race in the world.
There are more than 30,000 lakes and over 1000 golf courses located in Florida.
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Short about Florida
Is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Number of households
Per capita income
Life expectancy in number of years
March 3, 1845
Number of billionaires
Orange, Red, and White
Florida largemouth bass
Forbes Magazine - List of billionaires by US state
US Census Bureau - State and County QuickFacts
USNA - State Tree and Flower Chart
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