Monday, January 25, 2010

Miami: America's 4th population center

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The United Nations estimated that in 2007, Miami had become the fourth largest urbanized area in the United States, says Wikipedia, behind New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.[5]

Miami is well-known as a global city because of its importance in finance, commerce, culture, fashion, print media, entertainment, the arts and international trade.[6][7]

An international center for popular entertainment in television, music, fashion, film, and the performing arts, Miami also has a powerful influence internationally.

The city is also home to the largest concentration of international banks in the United States, as well as home to many international company headquarters, and television studios.

The city's Port of Miami is the number one cruise/passenger port in the world and is known for accommodating the largest volume of cruise ships in the world, and is home to many major cruise line headquarters.