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Cape Coral, Florida

Cape Coral Florida
Full nameCity of Cape Coral, Florida
Official nameCity of Cape Coral, Florida
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
MayorJohn Sullivan
District 1Kenneth McClain
District 2Peter Brandt
District 3William Deile
District 4Chris Chulakes-Leetz
District 5Eric D. Grill
Total Area120 sq mi (310.8 km2)
Land Area110.09 sq mi (285.1 km2)
Water Area9.91 sq mi (25.7 km2)
Elevation5 ft (1.5 m)
Total Population154305 (2010)
Density (pop.)570.9/km2 (1479/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)645899
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes33990, 33904, 33909, 33914, 33991, 33993
Area code239
FIPS code12-10275 
GNIS feature ID0279997 

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Cape Coral (pronounced Cape -enˈkɒrəl) is a municipality located in Lee County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico. Founded in 1957 and developed as a master-planned, pre-platted community, the city grew to a population of 154,305 by the year 2010. With an area of 120 sqmi (310.8 km2), Cape Coral is the largest city between Tampa and Miami. It is a principal city in the Cape Coral Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population estimate for the statistical area was 645,899 for 2009. The city is known as a 'Waterfront Wonderland" , since with over 400 miles (640 km) of navigable waterways, Cape Coral has more miles of canals than any other city in the world.

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