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Miami (/mˈæmi/ my-AM-ee), officially the City of Miami, is a coastal metropolis and the seat of Miami-Dade County in South Florida. With a population of 442,241 as of the 2020 census,[6] it is the second-most populous city in the state of Florida after Jacksonville. It is the core of the much larger Miami metropolitan area, which, with a population of 6.14 million, is the third-largest metro in the Southeast and ninth-largest in the United States.[9] The city has the third-largest skyline in the U.S. with over 300 high-rises,[13] 58 of which exceed 491 ft (150 m).[14]

Quick facts: Miami, Country, State, County, Settled...
City of Miami
Flag of Miami
Official seal of Miami
Official logo of Miami
The 305, Magic City, Gateway to the Americas, Gateway to Latin America, Capital of Latin America[1] and Vice City
Interactive map outlining Miami
Miami is located in Florida
Location within the state of Florida
Miami is located in the United States
Location within the United States
Miami is located in North America
Location within North America
Coordinates: 25.775163°N 80.208615°W / 25.775163; -80.208615[2]
CountryUnited States
SettledAfter 1858[lower-alpha 1]
IncorporatedJuly 28, 1896
Founded byJulia Tuttle
Named forMiami River, ultimately derived from Mayaimi
  MayorFrancis X. Suarez (R)
  Total56.07 sq mi (145.23 km2)
  Land36.00 sq mi (93.23 km2)
  Water20.08 sq mi (52.00 km2)
6,137 sq mi (15,890 km2)
6 ft (1.8 m)
Highest elevation
42 ft (12.8 m)
  Rank44th in the United States
2nd in Florida
  Density12,284.47/sq mi (4,743.55/km2)
  Urban6,077,522 (US: 4th)
  Urban density4,884.8/sq mi (1,886.0/km2)
  Metro6,091,747 (US: 9th)
Time zoneUTC– 05:00 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC– 04:00
ZIP Codes
33101-33102, 33106, 33109, 33111-33112, 33114, 33116, 33119, 33122, 33124-33138, 33140-33147, 33149-33158, 33160-33170, 33172-33199, 33206, 33222, 33231, 33233-33234, 33238-33239, 33242-33243, 33245, 33247, 33255-33257, 33261, 33265-33266, 33269, 33280, 33283, 33296, 33299
Area code(s)305, 786
FIPS code12-45000
GNIS feature ID277593, 2411786
GDP (City, 2019)$151 billion[10] (14th)
GMP (Metro, 2020)$377.5 billion[11][12] (12th)

Miami is a major center and leader in finance, commerce, culture, arts, and international trade.[15][16] Miami's metropolitan area is by far the largest urban economy in Florida, with a gross domestic product of $344.9 billion as of 2017.[17] According to a 2018 UBS study of 77 world cities, Miami is the third-richest city in the U.S. and the third richest globally in purchasing power.[18] Miami is a majority-minority city with a Hispanic and Latino population of 310,472, or 70.2 percent of the city's population, as of 2020.[19]

Downtown Miami has one of the largest concentrations of international banks in the U.S. and is home to several large national and international companies.[20] The Health District is home to several major University of Miami-affiliated hospital and health facilities, including Jackson Memorial Hospital, the nation's largest hospital with 1,547 beds,[21] and the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, the University of Miami's academic medical center and teaching hospital, and others engaged in health-related care and research. PortMiami, the city's seaport, is the busiest cruise port in the world in both passenger traffic and cruise lines.[22] Miami is the second-largest tourism hub for international visitors after New York City.[23] Miami has sometimes been called the "Gateway to Latin America" because of the magnitude of its commercial and cultural ties to the region.[24]

In 2022, Miami ranked seventh in the U.S. in business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience, and political engagement.[25]