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Fort Lauderdale, Florida




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Country United States
State Florida
County Broward
Established March 27, 1911
Government
 • Type Commission-Manager
 • Mayor Jack Seiler
Area
 • City 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 31.7 sq mi (82.2 km2)
 • Water 4.3 sq mi (11.1 km2)  11.91%
Elevation 9 ft (2.75 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City 165,521 (141st)
 • Density 5,221.48/sq mi (2,016.02/km2)
 • Metro
5,564,635

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 2010, the city of Fort Lauderdale had a population of 165,521.

The city is a popular tourist destination. It had 10.35 million visitors in 2006.[5]

Climate

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.

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