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Tampa with its well over 300,000 inhabitants is the Florida's third largest city after Jacksonville and Miami. Counter to the suburbs, the city has a population of around 2.7 million. Because of the proximity to Cuba and other Caribbean Tampa has a large population of Spanish speakers. The racial division is 64% white, 26% black and 13% hispanic. The remaining percentages hotel consists of other smaller minorities.

Tampa is located in the subtropical zone and therefore has a climate accordingly. Temperatures are often between 18 and 35 ° C throughout the year. Between July and October, it is very common to experience thunderstorms in the area. This phenomenon usually occurs in the afternoon when temperatures begin to drop. It is not without reason the city is known as North America's thunderous capital. Every year we experience from 10 to 30 injuries as a result of lightning strikes. Because of its location on the western side of the Florida peninsula, the city is often spared the worst hurricanes that often scrutinizing this area in autumn.

Ybor City is a historic area of downtown consisting of old cigar factories. Today the area is renovated and converted into an area full of bars and clubs. The unique location midway between the old factories have made this a very popular place to spend the evening.

Busch Gardens is a large theme park located north of the city. The theme is Africa, and the park CONC most African animals as well as a large assortment of roller coasters and other park attractions.

Channelside is a fashionable and consists of many better restaurants and entertainment facilities. In this area you will find an IMAX theater.

Adventure Island is located next to Busch Gardens and is a huge water park. You can often get tickets giving entry to both parks.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is a casino site that is run by the local seminolindianerne.

Bayshore Boulevard is the world's longest continuous sidewalk and follow the bay to the downtown for 7 kilometers. The view is spectacular and very popular for those who want to stand on skates. Many extravagant homes can be found along this road.

Raymond James Stadium is home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and can accommodate 65,000 spectators. It is famous for its pirate ship that is found in authentic size up mix audience.

Hyde Park is a historic area known for great architecture.

Gasparilla Festival is a pirate festival held every January. The festival consists of parades and boat processions. The people in the motorcade dress up as pirates and sail into the center. The modern motor boats and sailing ships taking part in the festivities.
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