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Colorado is a state in the western and mountain regions of the United States. It borders Wyoming to the north, Nebraska and Kansas to the northeast and east, New Mexico and Oklahoma to the south, and Utah to the west.

The 2010 census records a population of 5 million. The state capital and largest city is Denver. Colorado is known as The Centennial State, and is well known for its magnificent scenery of mountains, rivers and plains. Residents of Colorado are properly known as "Coloradans", although the archaic term "Coloradoan" is still used.

Education in Colorado

There are 179 school districts in Colorado. For a list, see:

For a list of colleges and universities in Colorado, see:

Virtual schools in Colorado

The statewide virtual school is Colorado Online Learning (COL), which had 1,379 course enrollments in 2009-10. Through this and other courses, Colorado has around 13,093 full-time online students. For more information, see:


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