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Miami

Miami, Florida
Metropolitan City
City of Miami
A collage of images of Miami.
Flag of Miami, Florida
Flag
Official seal of Miami, Florida
Seal
Nickname(s): "Magic City", "The Gateway to the Americas", "Capital of Latin America"
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
Miami is located in Florida
Miami
Miami
Miami is located in the US
Miami
Miami
Location in Florida and the United States
Coordinates: 25°46′31″N 80°12′32″W / 25.77528°N 80.20889°W / 25.77528; -80.20889Coordinates: 25°46′31″N 80°12′32″W / 25.77528°N 80.20889°W / 25.77528; -80.20889
Country United States
State Florida
County Miami-Dade
Settled 1825
Incorporated July 28, 1896
Named for Mayaimi
Government
 • Type Mayor–commission
 • Mayor Tomás Regalado (R)
 • City Manager Daniel J. Alfonso
Area
 • Metropolitan City 55.27 sq mi (143.1 km2)
 • Land 35.68 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 19.59 sq mi (50.7 km2)
 • Urban 1,116.1 sq mi (2,891 km2)
 • Metro 6,137 sq mi (15,890 km2)
Elevation 6 ft (2 m)
Highest elevation 42 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)
 • Metropolitan City 399,457
 • Estimate (2015) 441,003
 • Rank 44th, U.S.
 • Density 12,360/sq mi (4,770/km2)
 • Urban 5,502,379 (4th, U.S.)
 • Metro 5,564,635 (8th, U.S.)
Demonym(s) Miamian
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s) 33010–33299
Area code(s) 305, 786
Website miamigov.com

Miami (/mˈæmi/; Spanish pronunciation: [miˈami]) is a seaport city at the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Florida and its Atlantic coast. As the seat of Miami-Dade County, the municipality is the principal, central, and most populous of its metropolitan area and part of the second-most populous metropolis in the southeastern United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Miami's metro area is the eighth-most populous and fourth-largest urban area in the U.S., with a population of around 5.5 million.

Miami is a major center, and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade. In 2012, Miami was classified as an Alpha−World City in the World Cities Study Group's inventory. In 2010, Miami ranked seventh in the United States in terms of finance, commerce, culture, entertainment, fashion, education, and other sectors. It ranked 33rd among global cities. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked Miami "America's Cleanest City", for its year-round good air quality, vast green spaces, clean drinking water, clean streets, and citywide recycling programs. According to a 2009 UBS study of 73 world cities, Miami was ranked as the richest city in the United States, and the world's fifth-richest city in terms of purchasing power. Miami is nicknamed the "Capital of Latin America" and is the largest city with a Cuban-American plurality.


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