Florida is located in the Southeastern United States, with the majority of the state jutting out into the ocean as a large peninsula. The eastern coast of Florida is on the Atlantic Ocean, while the western coast and panhandle are on the Gulf of Mexico. The easy accessibility of water, subtropical climate, and diverse attractions make Florida one of Earth's most popular tourist destinations. Tourist hot spots include the state’s abundant beaches, Walt Disney World, MGM Studios, the Florida Keys, the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, and the Everglades National Park. Agricultural products such as oranges, grapefruit, and tangerines also play a substantial role in Florida’s economy. With 24 military bases in the state, the U.S. military is a major economic force in Florida.

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