Fort Lauderdale Skyline

The skyline of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. If you look closely you can see damage on the buildings sustained from Hurricane Wilma in 2005.

Fort Lauderdale, known as the "Venice of America" due to its expansive and intricate canal system, is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 152,397. The city is also sometimes referred to as "Fort Liquordale" because of its beaches, many bars, nightclubs, strip clubs, and overall party atmosphere.[1] According to the 2004 U.S. Census Bureau's Estimates, the city grew to 164,578. Annexation of unincorporated areas in 2005 has boosted the city population to 170,823. It is the county seat of Broward County, and forms a part of the South Florida metropolitan area. Edit this section or read more

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