Geography of Florida

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Florida?
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Last updated: June 26, 2022
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What is the official nickname of Florida?
The Sunshine State
What is the state capital of Florida?
Tallahassee
What Florida national park is the largest tropical wilderness in the United States?
Everglades
In what city's metropolitan area is the Disney World located?
Orlando
What ocean gulf borders 5 states, including Florida and Texas?
Gulf of Mexico
What is the name of the strait that connects the above to the Atlantic Ocean?
Straits of Florida
What is the most populous city in Florida, in terms of city proper?
Jacksonville
What country is the largest source of the foreign-born population of Florida?
Cuba
What is the name of the county Miami is part of?
Miami-Dade
What Florida facility is NASA's primary launch center of human spaceflight?
Kennedy Space
Center
What is the most valuable cash crop of Florida?
Orange
What city, founded in 1565, is the oldest European settlement in the U.S.?
St. Augustine
What country is located 70 miles due east of Palm Beach?
Bahamas
What is the name of the largest lake in Florida by area?
Lake Okeechobee
What city hosts several racing events annually?
Daytona Beach
Which of the Florida Keys has the highest population?
Key West
What national park compromises of the westernmost parts of the Florida Keys?
Dry Tortugas
By what other name is Northwest Florida known as?
Florida Panhandle
On what bay does St. Petersburg lie?
Tampa Bay
What 1930s architectural style is the South Beach of Miami famous for?
Art Deco
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Level 74
Mar 16, 2020
I think the Dry Tortugas question is out of order. Nice quiz though.
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Level 47
Mar 16, 2020
Great quiz.
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Level 78
Mar 24, 2020
Great quiz, but it's arguable that the Chattahoochee empties in Florida. It empties into Lake Seminole, several miles north of the state line. But anyone familiar with the Apalachicola should know it's comprised of the Flint and the Chattahooch.
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Level 85
Jun 26, 2022
Please accept just the name of the lake without the word lake.