Florida is the third most populous state in the US. The state is found in the southeast of the country. The capital of this state is Tallahassee which was officially declared the capital in the year 1824.
Geography of Tallahassee
The capital is estimated to be about 98.2 square miles of which a small percentage is water (2.5 sq. Mile). Tallahassee is classified as having hilly terrain. Tallahassee has two lake basins within the boundaries of which one is Lake Jackson and the other is Lake Lafayette.
The capital has established itself as an educational center, both in Florida and in the USA. This is attributed to the many educational facilities and amenities in the state capital. Tallahassee is also the state’s main courthouse, the state’s highest court, and home to the governor’s mansion. Still in Tallahassee we have the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
The political system of Florida
The state is governed by the state constitution. In general, the political system consists of three branches of government. There is the executive branch, which is headed by the governor, the legislative branch consisting mainly of the Senators and members of the house and finally the judiciary branch headed by the president of the Supreme Court.
The state capital of Tallahassee is headed by a mayor. It has a history of being under a black mayor at some period in time. In terms of political affiliation, Tallahassee has been known to lie to Democrats.
Social lifestyle in Tallahassee
The majority of the population in the capital speaks English as a first language and the minority have Spanish, French or German as their mother tongue. Tallahassee is a center for entertainment for Florida residents with numerous theaters, museums, theme parks, and art galleries.
One of the most renowned entertainment venues in Tallahassee is Railroad Square, where students and residents gather. This is a recurring event that occurs mainly every first of a month. Visitors to the capital should feel at home during the Tallahassee festival that aims to let them experience the lifestyle of the capital of the state of Florida.