Fort Lauderdale, Florida

city ​​in Broward County, Florida, United States

Fort Lauderdale is a city in the state of Florida in the United States. It is 23 miles (37 km) north of Miami. As of 2020, the city of Fort Lauderdale had a population of 182,760.[3]

Fort Lauderdale
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Fort Lauderdale is located in the United States
Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 26°8′N 80°9′W / 26.133°N 80.150°W / 26.133; -80.150
CountryUnited States
EstablishedMarch 27, 1911
Named forWilliam Lauderdale
 • TypeCommission-Manager
 • Total36.30 sq mi (94.01 km2)
 • Land34.59 sq mi (89.58 km2)
 • Water1.71 sq mi (4.44 km2)  4.71%
Elevation9 ft (2.75 m)
 • Total182,760
 • Rank142nd in the United States
10th in Florida
 • Density5,284.07/sq mi (2,040.21/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
33301-33332, 33334-33340, 33345-33346, 33348-33349, 33351, 33355, 33359, 33388, 33394[4]
Area codes754, 954
FIPS code12-24000
GNIS feature ID0282693[5]
Primary AirportFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

The city is a popular tourist destination. It had 10.35 million visitors in 2006.[6]

Climate change

Despite not being below the Tropic of Cancer, Fort Lauderdale has a Tropical Rainforest (Af) Climate with a long hot year with no true dry season.

References change

  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 31, 2021.
  2. "Fort Lauderdale, United States Page". Falling Rain Genomics. Retrieved 2007-09-23.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "P2: HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT ... - Census Bureau Table". P2 | HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 21 March 2023.
  4. "Fort Lauderdale, Florida Zip Code Boundary Map (FL)". Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "Greater Fort Lauderdale 2006 Statistics" (Press release). Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. March 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-07-18.