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General information about Orlando:
Orlando is a city in the United States of America. It's located in the state of Florida and is the 26th largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Orlando also called "The City Beautiful" was the most visited American city in 2009. It has famous attractions like the "Walt Disney Resort", the "Universal Orlando Resort", "SeaWorld" and many more.
Orlando city has 19 skyscrapers, most are located in downtown Orlando. The highest is the Suntrust Center with 134 meters.
After the year 2000, 75.43% of the residents speak English as the first language and 16.60% speak Spanish.
Tourism is one of the main economical resources of Orlando. Orlando is one of the leading travel destinations in the world. Over 59 million visitors spend over 33 billion dollars during their stay in the Orlando region. Orlando has 7 of the 10 most visited parks in North America.
"The Florida Mall" is one of the largest "single-story" malls in the United States Of America with over 250 stores. You also have "The Mall at Millenia" and "Orlando Fashion Square".
Orlando has three major airports, "Orlando International Airport" (MCO), Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) and Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)
The USA and Orlando are great for renting cars, you can drive from Miami to Orlando using the Florida Turnpike (Toll 91) or use the Interstate 4, which is the primary interstate highway of Orlando. It begins in Tampa, Florida and goes northeast across the state directly through Orlando ending in Daytona Beach. Be aware there is a lot of traffic on the I4.
Bus, Rail, Taxi
Orlando has one railroad, the central Florida Rail Corridor or previously called the A line. Amtrak has intercity passenger rail service from Orlando Amtrak Station.
Lynx provides the local transit bus services.
Or you can use one of the taxi companies of Orlando. Taxis can be hailed and are also available at all major attraction parks.
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