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These Are The Most Romantic Cities In The U.S.

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    In case anyone was planning an impromptu move before Valentine's Day, Amazon released its annual list of the most romantic cities in the U.S.

    After looking at U.S. cities with more than 100,000 residents per capita, the site ranked them based on yearly sales of all things romantic. This included everything from romance novels to movies to sex toys to Barry White albums. According to Amazon, these purchases likely increased among people with love on the brain.

    Who were the top contenders? The South, Southwest, and Pacific Northwest appear to be particularly alive with love this year — the Northeast, not so much. But who knows? Maybe East Coasters just prefer their rom-coms.

    Click through to see which locales made Amazon's top five list of the most romantic cities in the U.S.

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    5. Vancouver, WA
    Vancouver wasn't the only city of romance in the state — four Washington cities made it into the top 20.

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    4. Orlando, FL
    Orlando is the first of two Florida cities to land in the top five. Gainesville made it to number 15, but we're guessing Orlando's Disney World appeal pushed it those 11 spots ahead.

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    3. Knoxville, TN
    There must be something in the water, because this city has ranked in Amazon's top three for the past five years.

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    2. Miami, FL
    Miami's made it onto the list eight years in a row now, but this year, it comes away with a more distinct honor: Its residents purchased more sexual wellness products than the rest of the country.

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    1. Alexandria, VA
    After five less-than-steamy years away from number one, Alexandria is back on top, reclaiming its title as the most romantic city in the U.S.