Orlando, Florida, United States of America Orlando is a city in the US state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County, located in central Florida. The City of Orlando is nicknamed 'The City Beautiful' and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola. Orlando is also known as 'The Theme Park Capital of the World'. As one of the world's most visited tourist destinations, Orlando's famous attractions form the backbone of its tourism industry. The two most significant of these attractions are Walt Disney World and the Universal Orlando Resort Nearby Maitland is the home of Tiburon, a division of the technology software company Electronic Arts. Nearby, Full Sail University, located in Winter Park, draws new-media students in the areas of technology software design, film, show production, and computer animation, among others. Its graduates spawning several start-ups in these fields in the Orlando area.