Miami is a port city located in southeastern Florida, United States, around the Miami River, between the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean. It is the county seat of Miami-Dade, and therefore, the main, most central and most populous city of the Miami Metropolitan Area. It was founded on July 28, 1896 and according to the year of 2014 it has a population of 417,650; Its metropolitan area encompasses more than 5.4 million inhabitants, which translates into the seventh largest part of the United States.
It is a global city of importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts and international trade. It is also an international center of popular entertainment in television, music, fashion, cinema and performing arts. The port of Miami is considered the port that houses the largest volume of cruise ships in the world and its headquarters, also, several cruise line companies.6 In addition, the city has the largest concentration of international banks in the entire United States of America.