Miami, Florida
Metropolitan City
City of Miami
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Nickname(s): "Magic City", "The Gateway to the Americas", "Capital of Latin America"[1]
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
Miami is located in Florida
Miami
Miami
Location in Florida and the United States
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Coordinates: 25°46′31″N 80°12′32″WCoordinates25°46′31″N 80°12′32″W
Country United States
State Florida
CountyMiami-Dade
Settled1825
IncorporatedJuly 28, 1896
Named forMayaimi
Government
 • TypeMayor–commission
 • MayorFrancis X. Suarez (R)
 • City ManagerEmilio T. Gonzalez, PhD
Area[2]
 • Metropolitan City56.06 sq mi (145.20 km2)
 • Land35.99 sq mi (93.20 km2)
 • Water20.08 sq mi (52.00 km2)
 • Urban1,116.1 sq mi (2,891 km2)
 • Metro6,137 sq mi (15,890 km2)
Elevation6 ft (2 m)
Highest elevation42 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)[3][4][5][6]
 • Metropolitan City399,457
 • Estimate (2016)[7]453,579
 • Rank44th, U.S.
 • Density12,604.32/sq mi (4,866.49/km2)
 • Urban5,502,379 (4th, U.S.)
 • Metro5,564,635 (8th, U.S.)
Demonym(s)Miamian
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s)33010–33299
Area code(s)305 and 786
FIPS code12-45000
Websitemiamigov.com