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|Satellite view is showing Tampa, a port city in Hillsborough County, Florida, USA. The city is located on the west coast of Florida north of Tampa Bay an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico. The bay area is a heavily used commercial and recreational waterway and home to about 4 million people.
Tampa started its existence as 'Fort Brooke' in January 1824, an isolated frontier outpost in the wilderness of Florida Territory. After the Seminole Indians, the local inhabitants since centuries have been removed, Europeans started to settle there. In 1849, four years after Florida became the 27th state, the town was officially incorporated as the 'Village of Tampa'.
Today (in 2017) Tampa has a population of almost 380,000 inhabitants, it is the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, more than 3 million people live in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area.
The economy of the area is based on service, retail, finance, insurance, tourism and transportation. Port Tampa Bay, which is located south of the city near Tampa's Channel District, is the largest port in Florida, it serves container ships and is one of the major US departure ports for cruise lines leaving for the western Caribbean.
Florida Aquarium (large scale aquarium); Busch Gardens Theme Park (African-themed animal park); Lowry Park Zoo (Family Friendly Zoo, somewhat over-priced); Tampa Bay Times Forum (arena and event center, now named Amalie Arena); Dinosaur World in Plant City (outdoor dinosaur theme park between Orlando and Tampa); the Tampa Museum of Art (waterfront space for modern and contemporary art); the Museum of Science and Industry (community-based science museum); Henry B. Plant Museum (museum housed in the 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel, exhibits on Florida's early tourism industry plus exhibitions of Asian and European art); Glazer Children's Museum (children's museum, place for families with kids under 8); Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa Bay history).
Just zoom in to see Downtown Tampa with Tampa Convention Center.
The page shows a city map of Tampa with expressways, main roads and streets. Zoom out to find the location of Tampa International Airport (IATA code: TPA) in a distance of 7 mi (12 km) by road, west of the central business district.
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Tuesday-October-3 2023 07:55Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours
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Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Tampa, Florida, USA.
City Coordinates: 27°56′50″N 82°27′31″W
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