Miami is a city located on
the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade
County. The 42nd largest city proper in the United States, with a population of
413,892, it is the principal, central, and most populous city of the Miami
metropolitan area, and the most populous metropolis in the Southeastern United
States after Washington, D.C. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Miami's
metro area is the eighth most populous and fourth-largest urban area in the
United States, with a population of around 5.5 million.