The Miami Metropolitan Area

The Miami metropolitan area, otherwise known as the South Florida Metropolitan area is the most populated urban area in the South east United States. The area includes Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, which are also the three highest populated counties in the State of Florida. The major cities include Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Homestead, Miami Beach, Coral Gables and Hialeah .

The population of South Florida is largely confined to the area of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Everglades which is less than 20 miles wide. Therefore the South Florida Metropolitan area is longer than any other urbanized area in the United States except for New York. It was the eighth most densely populated urbanized area in the United States in the 2000 census.

The South Florida area has a population of almost five million people and was ranked the fifth largest urban area in the census conducted in 2000 The area consist of numerous municipalities including those outside the urban center such as Belle Glade, Key Biscayne, Redland and others. There are also several unincorporated areas in all counties.

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