Miami, Florida
Metropolitan City
City of Miami
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Flag of Miami, Florida
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Official seal of Miami, Florida
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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
County Miami-Dade
Settled 1825
Incorporated July 28, 1896
Named for Mayaimi
Government
 • Type Mayor–commission
 • Mayor Francis X. Suarez (R)
 • City Manager Emilio T. Gonzalez, PhD
Area[2]
 • Metropolitan City 56.06 sq mi (145.20 km2)
 • Land 35.99 sq mi (93.20 km2)
 • Water 20.08 sq mi (52.00 km2)
 • Urban 1,116.1 sq mi (2,891 km2)
 • Metro 6,137 sq mi (15,890 km2)
Elevation 6 ft (2 m)
Highest elevation 42 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)[3][4][5][6]
 • Metropolitan City 399,457
 • Estimate (2016)[7] 453,579
 • Rank 44th, U.S.
 • Density 12,604.32/sq mi (4,866.49/km2)
 • Urban 5,502,379 (4th, U.S.)
 • Metro 5,564,635 (8th, U.S.)
Demonym(s) Miamian
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s) 33010–33299
Area code(s) 305 and 786
FIPS code 12-45000
Website miamigov.com