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About Orlando

249,562 in city
2,747,614 in metro
174 km² (67 mi²)
29.8707632285 m
Located in Central Florida, Orlando is one of the leading tourism destinations in the world. The Orlando area is home to popular theme parks like Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld. The city is also one of the busiest American cities for conferences and conventions. This tourism base has fueled a large number of hotels, residential condominiums, and resorts throughout the metropolitan area. The core downtown area features the highest concentration of commercial office towers, including the SunTrust Center , the city’s tallest. Orlando is a major industrial and technology center and is home to one of the largest research parks in the country. The city is also home to the University of Central Florida, one of the largest universities in the nation.