"The City Beautiful." Almost in the geographical center of the state, Orlando is a fast-growing resort and distributing community. It is here that most of Florida's citrus fruit banking is conducted. N fifteen years the city has tripled in population until it is now a city of 35,000 year round inhabitants. During the winter months it is host to an additional 35,000 persons from other states. Orlando is known as the "City Beautiful" for its 33 lakes and parks.