Miami is located in South-eastern Florida on the Atlantic Ocean. Besides being a coastal city, the Miami metropolitan area is the county seat of Miami-Dade County, which has the biggest population in Florida. The city has 326,470 residents, but the Miami metro area is home to approximately 5.4 million people, living in 13 different neighbourhoods. Miami is located between the Florida Everglades, Biscayne Bay, Florida Bay and Lake Okeechobee.
Miami, also known as the “Magic City” and the “Gateway to Latin America”, includes barrier islands is known throughout the world for its sandy beaches, nightlife and the Everglades. Almost half of the population is Hispanic and Spanish is spoken almost everywhere.
Miami has tropical weather that allows people to vacation all year round. The summer months are hot and humid and the winter months are dry and warm. A very low winter temperature would be mid-60 degrees Fahrenheit, while in summer the average temperatures are 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Rain mainly falls in the summer, which is the wet season and also the hurricane season.