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Alafaya, Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Orange
Area
 • Total 38.1 sq mi (98.6 km2)
 • Land 38.0 sq mi (98.3 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
75 ft (23 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 78,113
 • Density 2,051.8/sq mi (792.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
32816, 32820, 32825, 32826, 32828, 32831, 32833, 32834, 32878
Area code(s) 407
FIPS code 12-00410
GNIS feature ID 2085182

Alafaya is a census-designated place and unincorporated area in Orange County, Florida, United States. The population was 78,113 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is most known for the Waterford Lakes Town Center, a commercial outlet with various shops.

Geography

Alafaya is located in eastern Orange County, Florida, in a broad zone south of State Road 50. The approximate center of Alafaya lies 9 miles (14 km) east of downtown Orlando.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 38.1 square miles (98.6 km2), of which 38.0 square miles (98.3 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 0.25%, is water.

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