Orlando - the fourth largest city in the state of Florida and the largest inland city of Florida with a population of 2,387,138 people ( 2016 ) in the entire metropolitan area , making it the 24th largest in the US, the sixth largest a metropolis in the southern United States and the third largest metropolis in the state of Florida.
According to the US Census Bureau, in 2010 there were 238,300 people living in the city, according to the 2016 estimate of 277,173 people, making the city the 73rd in the list of US cities by population , the fourth largest city in Florida and the largest domestic the city of the state. Orlando was named after Orlando Reeves, according to one of the assumptions, a soldier of the US Army, who participated in the second war with Seminoles and died in this area.
Orlando is known as the world capital of theme parks; in 2014, its attractions, parks, conference and convention attracted more than 62 million visitors . Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the thirteenth busiest airport in the United States and 29th busiest in the world .
Flights to Orlando
Orlando International Airport - MCO
Orlando International Airport (MCO) - one of the main commercial civil airports of the United States of America , located ten kilometers south-east of downtown Orlando ( Florida ), USA , and the largest airport in Florida in terms of passenger traffic and the number of take offs / landings of airliners per year.
Orlando Airport is an additional hub for AirTran Airways and one of the main points in the route networks of Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways . Despite the fact that AirTran Airways considers Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta ( Georgia ) its main hub , the airline's headquarters and its commercial center are located at Orlando International Airport . Budget carrier Southwest Airlines is currently the largest operator of Orlando Airport, providing about 20% of the total volume of traffic at the airport according to statistics for 2006.
In 2007, the airport served about 36.38 million passengers, ranking 10th in the list of the busiest airports in the United States in terms of passenger turnover and the 20th place in the world in terms of the same indicator. According to statistics, Orlando Airport is on the 15th place among the US airports in terms of passenger traffic on international lines (14th at Philadelphia International Airport , 1st at John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York) ), and and the third given parameter among airports Florida after Miami International airport and International airport Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood .
Average for Orlando
In Orlando, a warm and humid subtropical climate , with two main seasons. One of the seasons is hot and rainy, begins in early June and lasts until the end of September (roughly coinciding with the Atlantic hurricane season ). The other season is dry (lasts from October to May), when temperatures are lower and fewer rains. The warm and humid climate in this area is the result of the fact that the city is almost at the height of the sea and comparatively close to the tropic of Cancer . The weather in this area depends heavily on the Gulf Stream .
When the hot and humid summer season begins in Orlando, the temperature seldom falls below 21 C and the average daytime temperature is about 32 / 37 C. Although the city rarely has a temperature above 38 C, high humidity can create a feeling that the street is 45 C. The highest temperature that was recorded in the city is 39 C, it happened on July 2, 1998 . In the summer months, strong daytime thunderstorms occur almost daily. These thunderstorms are created by air masses from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean , which are found over central Florida. They bring with them lightning, heavy rains (sometimes several inches per hour), wind and, sometimes, hail.
In the city there are playgrounds and permanent concerts of hip-hop music , metal , rock , reggaeton and Latin music, all actively used. Orlando is the main hub for the Breakbeat movement in Florida. Orlando is also called East Hollywood because of the large number of entertainment associated with the cinema around the city.
Until recently Walt Disney Feature Animation had a studio in Walt Disney World Resort. Feature Animation-Florida is the main producer of films " Mulan ", " Lilo and Stitch ", the initial stages of the film " Brother Bear " and participated in various other projects. The city is also famous for theme parks " Holy Land ", " Sea World ", Universal Orlando .
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Current conditions for Orlando, (MCO), US (28.55°/-81.34°)
Altitude: 111.55ft / 34m
Temperature: 62.96 °F / 17.2 °C
- Feels like:
- 62 °F / 17 °C
- 60 °F / 16 °C
- Wind direction:
- 90° E
- Wind speed:
- 11mi per hr / 17km per hr (9kts per sec / 5m per sec)
- Cloud cover:
- 9.94mi / 16km
- 30.13in / 1017.3mb
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