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Florida transportation fast facts transportation system mobility performance measures highway and bridge 122,736 centerline miles of public roads 3221 m daily vehicle miles traveled on the shs 12,106 centerline miles of state highway system (shs) 77% reliable peak hour/peak period travel on freeways 4,688 centerline miles of strategic intermodal system (sis) 5% of the shs centerline miles are. 40 fun orlando facts posted date: august 01, 2014 the orlando public library is the largest public library building in the state of florida at 290,000 square feet 27 the citrus bowl was the site of five 1994 world cup soccer matches and also hosted the 1996 olympic soccer first and second rounds. Florida is flamboyantly nicknamed the sunshine state, alligator state, everglade state, the orange state, the flower state, the peninsula state, the land of flowers florida's official state flag was adopted in 1900. Florida trivia questions & answers : states f-l this category is for questions and answers related to florida , as asked by users of funtriviacom accuracy : a team of editors takes feedback from our visitors to keep trivia as up to date and as accurate as possible.
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The florida panther was listed on the federal endangered species list in1967, and on the state of florida's endangered list in 1973 a large predator that can grow to more than 6 feet in length, florida panthers play an important role in the ecosystem. The florida-florida state rivalry arguably reached its peak during the spurrier vs bowden era where the two teams met 14 times in 12 seasons and at least one of the teams were ranked in the top. 5 symbols of florida state seal the state seal was created by joint resolution of the 1865 legislature the resolution mandated: “a seal of the size of the american silver dollar, having in the center thereof a view. Short about florida is a state located in the southeastern region of the united states fast facts number of households 7,147,013 population 19,320,749.
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