Fort Lauderdale (often contracted as Ft. Lauderdale) is a city in the U.S. condition of Florida, 28 miles (45 km) north of Miami. It is the district seat of Broward County. As of the 2010 registration, the city had a populace of 165,521. It is a primary city of the Miami metropolitan territory, which was home to an expected 6,012,331 individuals at the 2015 enumeration.
The city is a famous vacationer goal, with a normal year-round temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C) and 3,000 hours of daylight for every year. More noteworthy Fort Lauderdale which takes in all of Broward County facilitated 12 million guests in 2012, including 2.8 million worldwide guests. The city and region in 2012 gathered $43.9 million from the 5% lodging charge it charges, after inns in the territory recorded an inhabitance rate for the time of 72.7 percent and a normal day by day rate of $114.48. The locale has 561 lodgings and motels involving almost 35,000 rooms. Forty six journey ships cruised from Port Everglades in 2012. More noteworthy Fort Lauderdale has more than 4,000 eateries, 63 greens, 12 shopping centers, 16 exhibition halls, 132 clubs, 278 parkland campgrounds, and 100 marinas lodging 45,000 occupant yachts.
Stronghold Lauderdale is named after a progression of fortresses worked by the United States amid the Second Seminole War. The fortifications took their name from Major William Lauderdale (1782–1838), more youthful sibling of Lieutenant Colonel James Lauderdale. William Lauderdale was the administrator of the unit of officers who manufactured the principal fortification. Be that as it may, improvement of the city did not start until 50 years after the fortresses were deserted toward the finish of the contention. Three posts named “Fortification Lauderdale” were developed; the first was at the fork of the New River, the second at Tarpon Bend on the New River between the Colee Hammock and Rio Vista neighborhoods, and the third close to the site of the Bahia Mar Marina.