|Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida|
|• Mayor||Susan Gottlieb|
|• City||3.5 sq mi (9.1 km2)|
|• Land||2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.8 sq mi (1.1 km2)|
|Elevation||3 ft (1 m)|
|• Density||9,344.7/sq mi (3,608.0/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||305, 786|
|GNIS feature ID||1777315|
Aventura is a city found in the northeastern part of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The city name is from the Spanish word for "adventure," and was named "Aventura" because that was the name of the original group of condominium developments in the area. The name predates the well known mall (Aventura Mall) built near the condominium developments. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2006, the city had a population of 30,027.
References[change | change source]
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Aventura city, Florida, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 31, 2007.
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