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  • 1. MY FAVOURITE CITY ORLANDO By: Celia Melendi Lavandera
  • 2. FLAG AND SEAL This is the flag of Orlando This is the seal
  • 3. LOCATION This is the location of Orlando in the USA. It’s in the Florida peninsula (and it’s the capital of the Orange County)
  • 4. DESCRIPTION Orlando’s nickname is “The Beautiful City ” and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola. Orlando is also known as “O-Town” and “The Theme Park Capital of the World“. It has got a Mayor-Council government and it’s Mayor is Buddy Dyer. It is famous for the Disneyland Orlando The theme park of Disneyland
  • 6. LAKE EOLA The Lake Eola is a small lake in Orlando, located in Lake Eola Park. The lake is actually a sinkhole and is famous for its fountain. The fountain changes colors at night like a light show. Fountain’s light show Lake Eola from the air You can navigate through the lake in a swan(boat)
  • 7. HISTORY Prior to being known by its current name, Orlando was known as Jernigan. City officials and local legend say the name Orlando originated from a soldier named Orlando Reeves who died in 1835 during a supposed attack by Native Americans in the area during the Second Seminole War.
  • 8. ECONOMY Industry: Orlando is a major industrial and hi-tech center. It’s a nationally recognized cluster of innovation in digital media, agricultural technology, aviation, aerospace, and software design. Orlando has the 7th largest research park in the country, Central Florida Research Park, and is the hub of the nation’s military simulation and training programs. Metro Orlando is home to the simulation procurement commands for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. Film, television and entertainment: Another important sector is this, aided by the presence of Universal Studios, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Full Sail University, UCF College of Arts and Humanities, the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy, and other entertainment companies and schools. The U.S. modeling, simulation, and training (MS&T) industry is centered on the Orlando region.
  • 9. Tourism: A vital part of the Orlando area economy is tourism. The Orlando area is home to Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando. Orlando has most hotels, and the second largest number of hotel rooms in the country (after Las Vegas, Nevada)