Florida or New York?

Between Florida and New York, which . . .
Unless otherwise stated, references to city sizes are all based on urban agglomeration population data from citypopulation.de
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Last updated: July 17, 2021
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1. . . . is larger? (area)
Florida
New York
Florida: 65,757.70 sq mi
New York: 54,554.98 sq mi
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2. . . . has a greater population?
Florida
New York
Florida: 21,538,187
New York: 20,201,249
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3. . . . has the greater difference in elevation between its highest point and its lowest point?
Florida
New York
Both have their lowest point at sea level, but New York's highest point is Mount Marcy (5,343 ft) and Florida's is Britton Hill (345 ft).
4. . . . has the larger largest city?
Florida
New York
New York: 21,800,000
Miami: 6,350,000
5. . . . has the larger capital city? (metropolitan statistical area)
Florida
New York
Albany: 886,188
Tallahassee: 382,627
6. . . . has more cities with population greater than 1 million?
Florida
New York
Florida: 6
New York: 1
7. . . . has more water area?
Florida
New York
Florida: 12,132.94 sq mi
New York: 7,428.58 sq mi
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8. . . . has a greater average annual precipitation?
Florida
New York
Florida: 54.5"
New York: 41.8"
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9. . . . was settled by Europeans first?
Florida
New York
Florida: 1500s
New York: 1600s
10. . . . has the least distance between its capital and the capital of a foreign country?
Florida
New York
Albany > Ottawa: 214.21 miles
Tallahassee > Havana: 519.62 miles
11. . . . has the tallest building?
Florida
New York
New York: One World Trade Center (1,776 ft)
Florida: Panorama Tower (868 ft)
12. . . . has more "Big 4" professional sports teams?
Florida
New York
They're tied on MLB, NBA, and NFL teams, but New York has 3 NHL teams to Florida's 2.
13. . . . has a higher Hispanic/Latino population (by percentage)?
Florida
New York
14. . . . has a higher African-American population (by percentage)?
Florida
New York
15. . . . is "taller"? (greater distance between northernmost and southernmost points)
Florida
New York
16. . . . is "wider"? (greater distance between easternmost and westernmost points)
Florida
New York
17. . . . borders more U.S. states?
Florida
New York
18. . . . has the busiest airport?
Florida
New York
19. . . . has more interstate highway mileage?
Florida
New York
20. . . . has a city named Long Beach?
Florida
New York
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Level 19
May 4, 2021
Florida
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Level 83
May 4, 2021
An excellent point.
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Level 66
Jul 23, 2021
Long Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeacchhhhhhhhh!! My hometown!
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Level 28
Jul 23, 2021
Jets and Giants is in New Jersey..
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Level 83
Jul 23, 2021
Their stadium may be in New Jersey, but by name they are clearly New York teams. I can add a note if more people find this confusing.
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Level 57
Jul 23, 2021
Surprisingly tricky quiz
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Level 66
Jul 24, 2021
Well, I obviously know less than I thought.
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Level 82
Jul 25, 2021
Awesome quiz! Also try California... or Florida!!!
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Level 83
Jul 25, 2021