Miami, Florida, is a world favorite vacation destination and a coastal metropolis located in Miami-Dade County. With about 442,200 residents, it is the forty-fourth largest city in the United States and the core of the nation's eighth-largest metropolitan area. Finance, commerce, culture, arts, and international trade converge in Miami.
Florida is in the Southeastern region of the U.S. It shares borders with the Gulf of Mexico, Alabama, Georgia, Bahamas, Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida and Cuba. Covering 65,758 square miles, it has more than 21,000,000 residents, making it is the third-most populous state. The capital is Tallahassee, and the most populous city is Jacksonville.