The state of Florida is also called "The Sunshine State". Their moto is In God We Trust. The official languages are English. The spoken languages are English 74.5% Spanish 18.7%. Before statehood it was called Florida Territory and it was admissed to union in March 3, 1845 (27th). Florida's government is comprised of the Governor, who is currently Rick Scott (R), Lieutenant Governor, who is currently Jennifer Carroll (R), Senators: Bill Nelson (D), Marco Rubio (R), House Delegation: 19 Republicans, 6 Democrats (list).The legislature is Florida Legislature.
Total area for Florida is 65,755 sq mi (170,304 km) (Ranked 22nd in the U.S.). The width is 361 miles (582 km) and the length is 447 miles (721 km). In terms of latitude and longitude we have: 24° 27′ N to 31° 00' N and 80° 02′ W to 87° 38′ W. According to the 2010 United States Census, the total population is 19,057,542 (2011 est) (Ranked 4th in the U.S.). The highest point is Britton Hill 345 ft (105 m) and the lowest point is Atlantic Ocean sea level.
The abbreviations used for this state are FL Fla. US-FL. Additional information and the official website of the state is found at www.myflorida.com.