Place:Hialeah, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States

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NameHialeah
TypeCity
Coordinates25.861°N 80.294°W
Located inMiami-Dade, Florida, United States
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Hialeah (pronounced) is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. As of 2010, Hialeah has a population of 224,669. Hialeah is the sixth-largest city in the state, and is a major municipality within Greater Miami.

Hialeah has the highest percentage of Cuban and Cuban American residents of any city in the United States, at 74% of the population, making them a distinctive and prominent feature of the city's culture.

Hialeah also has one of the largest Spanish-speaking communities in the country. 92% of residents are fluent in Spanish, making Spanish an important part of daily life in Hialeah. This has attracted many companies to Hialeah, such as Telemundo, the second-largest Spanish language television network in the United States, which is headquartered in the city.

Hialeah is served by the Miami Metrorail at Okeechobee, Hialeah, and Tri-Rail/Metrorail Transfer stations. The Okeechobee and Hialeah stations serve primarily as park-and-ride commuter stations to commuters and residents going into Downtown Miami, and Tri-Rail station to Miami International Airport and north to West Palm Beach.

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