Located in Orange County, Orlando is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which has a population of over two million in 2016, making it the 24th largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Orlando is nicknamed “The City Beautiful” and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola, which is located downtown. With nearby attractions such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World, Orlando is known as “The Theme Park Capital of the World” and in 2014 its tourist attractions and events drew more than 62 million visitors. Orlando International Airport is located about 20 minutes away from downtown. The city is also one of the premier destinations for conferences and conventions, with the Orange County Convention Center being the second-largest convention facility in the country.
Orlando has a multitude of excellent dining options, nightlife, cultural destinations, fitness and outdoor activities, and shopping districts, making it an ideal location to build a custom home. It’s highly desirable communities include Thornton Park, Delaney Park, Colonialtown, College Park, Windermere, Winter Park, and many others. It’s colleges include Rollings College, Full Sail, and University of Central Florida, the second largest university in the country. Orlando is also home to the Orlando Magic, an NBA franchise with one of the newest stadiums in the country located right downtown.
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