Miami city is located on the Atlantic coast in the south eastern State of Florida. The city has a population of nearly 420,00 people, and takes up around 92 square kilometres of land. The city bears the nickname the Capital of Latin America. Miami leads in financial, commercial, cultural, media and entertainment, arts and culture, fashion, education and international trade sectors and. In 2012, Miami was designated as an Alpha World City.
The city is also extremely particular about cleanliness and hygiene. It maintains clean air, clean water, and clean streets policies, and has regular city wide regular recycling programs. The Miami International Airport is about 9 kilometres away from the Miami city centre.
Downtown Miami is the home of many international banks and companies. The hospitals, medical centres, research institutes and biotechnology farms are located at the Civic Center. The Miami Port is the number one cruise port for passengers around the world. It is the busiest port when it comes to serving international cruise lines and passenger traffic.
Along with the annual festivals of Carnaval Miami and Calle Ocho, there are many amusement venues, parks, museums, theatres and the centres for performing arts. The Arsht Center is Florida's largest and oldest performing arts centre. The oldest performing arts organisation in Florida is the Florida Grand Opera, which operate from the Center. The city is a Mecca for the musicians, singers, actors, dancers, and orchestra players.
The Miami Fashion Week is the annual event of showcasing the works of the Latin American and Caribbean designers. Caribbean and Latin American cuisines like the Cuban sandwich and the Cuban espresso are famous favourites of the city.
Miami is just a wash of tourist attractions which includes Key Biscayne, Jungle Island, Zoo Miami, Coral Castle, Miami Seaquarium, the Venetian Pool, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Cape Florida Light, The Barnacle Historic State Park, Freedom Tower, Bayfront Park, The Kampong, Montgomery Botanical Centre, Tobacco Road, Stiltsville and the Miami Tower.