Its history dates back to 1513, when the Spanish conquistador Ponce de León arrived in the area after the discovery of America. Later, it did not enjoy much population until 1870, when the first community, the Coconut Grove, was founded. From there, and thanks to its climatic conditions, the population increased considerably during the second half of the 20th Century. Close to 60% of the total population, is of hispanic origin.
Their language is English, although most sites also speak Spanish.
It is Florida’s largest urban and economic center, along with surrounding districts: Miami Beach, Coral Glabes, Hialeah and other smaller communities.