Monday, January 25, 2010

The Sunshine State: basic background on Florida's map

The United States Census Bureau estimates, says Wikipedia, that the state population was 18,328,340 in 2008, ranking Florida as the fourth most populous state in the U.S.[6][7]

Tallahassee is the state capital, Jacksonville is the largest city, and the Miami metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area.

Per Capita personal income was $38,417, ranking 20th in the nation.[75]
Tourism makes up the largest sector of the state economy.
The second largest industry is agriculture. Citrus fruit, especially oranges, are a major part of the economy, and Florida produces the majority of citrus fruit grown in the U.S.

Cities to be able to place on the map:

Miami / Miami Beach

"Redneck Riviera"
archipelagos -
Florida Keys & Key West