Ten fun facts about Cape Coral

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Fact 1
Cape Coral is the largest city between Tampa and Miami.

Fact 2
It is a principal city in the Cape Coral – Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Fact 3
The city is widely known as a “Waterfront Wonderland”, since with over 400 miles (640 kilometers) of navigable waterways, Cape Coral has more miles of canals than any other city in the world.

Fact 4
Cape Coral was established in 1957.

Fact 5
In its early years, Cape Coral was known as a community with many retired residents.

Fact 6
Cape Coral is a large peninsula and is bordered in the south and east by the Caloosahatchee River and in the west by Matlacha Pass.

Fact 7
While the summers are very warm, humid and rainy, the winters in Cape Coral are dry with moderate temperatures.

Fact 8
The city features a sandy beach and fishing pier on the Caloosahatchee River at the public Yacht Basin & Club.

Fact 9
Cape Coral is home to the expansive SunSplash Water Park (Virtual Tour of the Waterpark), more than 30 recreational parks, and seven golf courses.

Fact 10
Cape Coral offers a variety of Gulf beaches in its immediate neighborhood, such as Sanibel Island and Fort Myers Beach. The area is known by birding enthusiasts for a wide variety of wildlife and the largest population of burrowing owls in the state of Florida.


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is a municipality located in Lee County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico.

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