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Q: What distinguishes Portland, Oregon from the rest of America's cityscapes, or from the rest of the world's urban destinations, for that matter?
Portland is a city located in the Northwestern United States. As of 2010, it has an estimated population of 583,766 making it the 29th most populous in the United States. It has been referred to as the most environmentally friendly or “green” city in the United States, and the 2nd most in the World.
Summers in Portland are warm, sunny and rather dry, with July averaging a high of 81°F (27°C) and a low of 58°F (14°C). See the daily forecast on Weather.com.
Portland is served by six public school districts and many private schools. There are also many colleges and universities - the largest being Portland Community College, Portland State University, and Oregon Health and Science University. The city is also home to such private universities as the University of Portland, Reed College, and Lewis & Clark College.
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