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Tampa, Florida

city in Florida, United States

Tampa is a city in Florida, a state of the United States. It has a population of about 340,000 people as of 2008. Tampa is the 53rd largest city in the USA.

City of Tampa
Skyline of City of Tampa
Flag of City of Tampa
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Nickname(s): 
"Cigar City", "The Big Guava"
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: Coordinates: 27°56′50″N 82°27′31″W / 27.94722°N 82.45861°W / 27.94722; -82.45861
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
Government
 • MayorBob Buckhorn (D)
Area
 • City170.6 sq mi (441.9 km2)
 • Land112.1 sq mi (290.3 km2)
 • Water58.5 sq mi (151.6 km2)
Elevation
48 ft (14.6 m)
Population
 (2008)
 • City332,888
 • Density2,969.6/sq mi (1,146.7/km2)
 • Urban
2.7 million
 • Metro
4 million
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)813
FIPS code12-71000[1]
GNIS feature ID0292005[2]
WebsiteCity of Tampa official website

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.