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  1. By: Brenden Thornton Comm 115 October 26, 2010 My hometown city: the city of sun

  2. Located at the southern most point of Florida Averages 6ft above sea level in most neighborhoods The metropolitan area population is 5,547,051 (July 1, 2009 estimate). fourth-largest urbanized area in the United States In 2008, Miami was ranked as "America's Cleanest City" according to Forbes Magazine Miami was ranked as the richest city in the United States and the world's fifth-richest city, in terms of purchasing power Miami, Florida

  3. Port of Miami • Known as the "Cruise Capital of the World" and "Cargo Gateway of the Americas,“ • Number one cruise passenger port in the world accommodating the largest cruise ships in the world and operations and is the busiest in both passenger traffic and cruise lines http://cheapfloridabus.com/miami.html

  4. Downtown Miami • Home to the largest concentration of international banks in the United States • Home to many large companies both nationally and internationally • Downtown is also filled with many night clubs that play all the newest house/techno music http://www.jlevymusic.com/personal_photos.htm

  5. Miami has a tropical monsoon climate hot and humid summers and short, warm winters, with a marked drier season in the winter Miami has never recorded an accumulation of snow, and has only once recorded snow flurries, on January 19, 1977 Miami is home to many hurricanes Hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30 Miami climate http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Miamisummershower.png

  6. It is a city in Miami-Dade county, Florida Miami Beach has been one of America's pre-eminent beach resorts for almost a century population of 87,933. 55.5% of the population was foreign born In 1979 Miami Beach's Art Deco Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places Miami beach http://www.floridayacht.com/resources/weather/?page=miami-beach

  7. Home to four professional teams • NBA: Miami Heat • NFL: Miami Dolphins • NHL: Florida Panthers • MLB: Florida Marlins • Also home to the Sony Ericsson Open, a major tennis tournament • Also Jai-Alai venues, golf, and greyhound tracks sports newton.kz/img/miami-heat.html bumpshack.com/.../ www.worldbuzznow.com/.../9992

  8. largest school district in Florida and the fourth-largest in the United States largest minority public school system in the country home to some of the nation's best high schools, such as Design and Architecture High School, ranked the nation's best magnet school Coral Reef High School, ranked 20th-best public high school in the U.S. public schools

  9. Many popular shows have taken place in Miami. Such as: • Nip/Tuck • CSI: Miami • Burn Notice • Dexter • Also hosted the MTV Video Music Awards in 2004 and 2005 • Popular movies shot in Miami are: • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective • Bad Boys & Bad Boys II • Miami Vice • Scarface Fun facts blogs.eveningsun.com/sportingword/hairdos/

  10. Because it’s like no other place you’ve ever been to!!! You have to try the Cuban food. It’s delicious!!! We have great looking women and awesome beaches!!! Why wouldn’t you come visit Miami?!?!?! Reasons why to visit miami So come visit ANYTIME!!!