Tampa, Florida

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City of Tampa
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Nickname(s): "Cigar City", "The Big Guava"
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°56′50″N 82°27′31″W / 27.94722°N 82.45861°W / 27.94722; -82.45861Coordinates: 27°56′50″N 82°27′31″W / 27.94722°N 82.45861°W / 27.94722; -82.45861
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Hillsborough
Government
 • Mayor Bob Buckhorn (D)
Area
 • City 170.6 sq mi (441.9 km2)
 • Land 112.1 sq mi (290.3 km2)
 • Water 58.5 sq mi (151.6 km2)
Elevation 48 ft (14.6 m)
Population (2008)
 • City 332,888
 • Density 2,969.6/sq mi (1,146.7/km2)
 • Urban 2.7 million
 • Metro 4 million
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 813
FIPS code 12-71000[1]
GNIS feature ID 0292005[2]

Tampa is a city in Florida, a state of the United States. It has a population of about 340,000 people as of 2008. Tampa is the 53rd largest city in the USA.

Sports[change | change source]

Tampa is the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Storm.

People from Tampa[change | change source]

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