CITY GALLERY

The Miami metropolitan area anchors a region commonly referred to by local inhabitants as South Florida; it is the metropolitan area comprising Miami, Florida, and nearby communities.

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 thirty-third among global cities.

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Miami — the Magic City

Ten Current Facts

  • Miami is the most southerly major city in the continental United States.
  • Because of its mild weather, ocean setting, and extensive resort facilities, Miami, together with its environs, is one of the great tourist centers of the world.
  • The art deco nightclub district in South Beach is regarded as one of the best in the world
  • Downtown Miami has the largest concentration of international banks in the United States.
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Ten Historical Facts

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Ten Points of Interest

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