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Miami Beach is a Florida beach resort city in Miami-Dade County. On March 26, 1915, it became a legal entity. Between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay, which divides the beach from the mainland city of Miami, the municipality is situated on natural and man-made barrier islands. The commercial hub of South Florida is formed by the neighborhood of South Beach, which encompasses the southernmost 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) of Miami Beach, as well as Downtown Miami and the Port of Miami. According to the 2020 census, the population of Miami Beach is 82,890 people. According to official 2019 Census Bureau figures, Miami Beach is the 26th biggest city in Florida. Since the early twentieth century, it has been one of America's most prestigious beach resorts.

The City of Miami Beach accounts for more than half of all tourism in Miami Dade County. In 2017, Miami Beach hosted 58.5 percent of the 15.86 million individuals that visited the county. Resort taxes make for more than 10% of the city's operational budget, delivering $83 million in the fiscal year 2016–2017. The city's resort tax income climbs by three to five percent on average each year. Each year, 13.3 million people visit Miami Beach. In the fiscal year 2016/2017, Miami Beach has around 26,600 hotel rooms. In the fiscal year 2015/2016, average occupancy was 76.4 percent, while in the fiscal year 2016/2017, it was 78.5 percent. Mayor Harold Rosen is credited with starting the rebirth of Miami Beach when he removed rent control in 1976, a very unpopular decision.

The annual Miami Beach Festival of the Arts first took place in 1974, and it is still going on today. The rainy season at Miami Beach lasts from May to September, whereas the dry season lasts from November to April. Miami Beach is prone to tropical storms and hurricanes due to its position.

The Vizcaya Museum, located in Miami Beach, houses over 200-year-old artwork. Every year, almost 170,000 people visit the site. In 2008, the Travel Channel ranked South Beach in Miami Beach as the best in the United States. The Byron Carlyle Theater in North Miami Beach's cultural focal point. It's a center for the performing arts. Miami Beach is only four miles to the east of downtown Miami. For mobility, Miami Beach mainly relies on public transportation. Due to the city's congested atmosphere, many individuals in Miami Beach choose to go by bicycle. A Holocaust Memorial, Versace Mansion, and the Wolfsonian-FIU Museum may all be found in Miami Beach.

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