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Florida is a state in the United States.

Florida may also refer to:

Places

In the Caribbean

In Europe

  • Florida (Barcelona Metro), a station in Barcelona, Spain
  • Strata Florida Abbey, a Cistercian abbey in Ceredigion, Wales

In South America

Argentina

  • Florida, Buenos Aires, a neighborhood of Vicente López Partido
  • Florida Street in Buenos Aires
  • Florida (Buenos Aires Metro), a station in Buenos Aires

Bolivia

  • Florida Province, province of the Santa Cruz Department

Brazil

  • Flórida Paulista, a municipality in the state of São Paulo
  • Flórida, Paraná

Chile

  • Florida, Chile, a commune in the Concepción Province
  • La Florida, Chile, commune in the Santiago Province

Colombia

  • Florida, Valle del Cauca

Peru

  • Florida District, Peru

Uruguay

  • Florida Department, one of the 19 departments that form the nation of Uruguay
  • Florida, Uruguay, the capital city of the Florida Department

In the United States

Elsewhere

  • Florida, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Florida Islands, in the Solomon Islands in the western Pacific
  • Florida, Copán, Honduras

Naval history

  • SS Florida, colided with the RMS Republic in 1909
  • USS Florida, various ships of that name

Music

  • "Florida", a song by Modest Mouse from their 2007 album We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
  • "Florida", a song by Grandaddy from their 2005 EP Excerpts from the Diary of Todd Zilla
  • Florida (Diplo album), 2004
  • Florida (Sofia Talvik album), 2010
  • Florida breaks, a genre of electronic music
  • Florida, a sardana dance by Catalan composer Joan Lamote de Grignon
  • Florida (Petipa/Pugni), a ballet by Marius Petipa and Cesare Pugni

People and characters

  • Richard Florida (born 1957), American economist
  • Florida Evans, the lead character on the television series Good Times

Other uses

  • The University of Florida
  • Zastava Florida, also known as Yugo Florida, a brand of car made by the Yugoslavian car manufacturer Zastava
  • Florida group, a Buenos Aires-based avant-garde literary group in the 1920s, also often referred to as the Martín Fierro group
  • GV Florida Transport, a Philippine bus company
  • "Florida" (30 Rock), a 2013 episode of 30 Rock

See also

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