Orlando, one of Florida’s major cities, is a main hub for the digital media and bio medicine industries. The city officially was declared part of Orange County, Florida in 1856 and incorporated as a city in 1885. Today, Orlando is home to one of the 9th most active airports in the United States, encompasses over 100 square miles, and is home to some of the nation’s most prized attractions and theme parks. Additional Orlando facts include:
224,055 as of 2006
267,050 (2010 projection)
Metro Orlando: 2 million (2006)
26.9% African American,
4th largest metropolis in the Southeast United States
Annual average temperature: 82°
Summer are in the high 80s and winters stay in the low 70s.