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Orlando /ɔːrˈlænd/ is a ceety in the U.S. state o Florida an a popular tourist destination. Locatit in Central Florida, it is the coonty seat o Orange Coonty an the centre o the Greater Orlando metropolitan aurie. Orlando haed a population o 238,300 accordin tae the 2010 census, makin it the 77t lairgest ceety in the Unitit States. The Greater Orlando metropolitan aurie haes a population o 2,134,411, makin it the 26t lairgest metro aurie in the Unitit States, the saxt lairgest metro aurie in the Sootheastren Unitit States, an the third lairgest metro aurie in the state o Florida. Orlando is the fift lairgest ceety in Florida, an the state's lairgest inland ceety.

Orlando, Florida
Ceety o Orlando
Dountoun Orlando, Orange Coonty Courthouse, Walt Disney Warld, SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Orlando, Gatorland, Amway Center, Church Street Station, Lake Eola fountain, The Mall at Millenia, Orlando Internaitional Airport (MCO)
Banner o Orlando, Florida
Offeecial seal o Orlando, Florida
Nickname(s): "The Ceety Beautiful", "O-Toun"[1]
Location in Orange Coonty an the state o Florida
Location in Orange Coonty an the state o Florida
Orlando is locatit in the US
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 28°24′57″N 81°17′56″W / 28.41583°N 81.29889°W / 28.41583; -81.29889[2]
Kintra  Unitit States o Americae
State  Florida
Coonty Orange
Settled Julie 31, 1875
Incorporatit 1885
 • Teep Mayor–Commission
 • Mayor Buddy Dyer (D)
 • Ceety 287 km2 (110.7 sq mi)
 • Laund 265 km2 (102.4 sq mi)
 • Watter 21 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2012)[4]
 • Ceety 249,562 (US: 77t)
 • Density 898.6/km2 (2,327.3/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,510,516 (32nt)
 • Metro 2,223,674 (26t)
 • CSA 2,818,120 (17t)
Demonym(s) Orlandoan
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Simmer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s) 32801–32899
Aurie code(s) 321, 407
FIPS code 12-53000
GNIS feature ID 0288240[3]
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid


  1. Fitzpatrick, Kelly (April 13, 2011). "Pub crawl: Gator Get Down in O-Town this Saturday". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved August 21, 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.