Tampa, Florida

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City of Tampa
Flag of City of Tampa
Official seal of City of Tampa
"Cigar City", "The Big Guava"
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: Coordinates: 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
 • MayorBob Buckhorn (D)
 • City170.6 sq mi (441.9 km2)
 • Land112.1 sq mi (290.3 km2)
 • Water58.5 sq mi (151.6 km2)
48 ft (14.6 m)
 • City332,888
 • Density2,969.6/sq mi (1,146.7/km2)
 • Urban
2.7 million
 • Metro
4 million
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)813
FIPS code12-71000[1]
GNIS feature ID0292005[2]
WebsiteCity of Tampa official website

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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.