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Location
Founded in 1869, located in Seattle, Washington State, Puget Sound (Puget Sound),
the border 113 miles away from the United States and Canada (182 km). Seattle is the
Northwest Pacific coast of commercial, cultural and high-tech center and across the
Pacific and European travel and trade, the major port city. Surrounded by mountains
year round, picturesque Greater Seattle area, leisure and recreational activities varied.

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Land area: 84 square miles (217 square kilometers)
Population, 2007: 586,200 people
Population density: 6979 people per square mile (2,701 persons per square kilometer)
King County (King), 斯诺克米西 County (Snohomish), Pierce County (Pierce) and
Kaitesapu County (Kitsap).
Quality of Life
Seattle not only has the natural climatic conditions suitable, and is a country with
world-class arts, entertainment and dining center of the active city. Seattle enjoys
excellent livability, including a mild temperate climate, a wide variety of housing
options, rich art and culture, sports, entertainment, many shops and restaurants and
pleasant outdoor seasonal activities. Seattle at the level of education, the quantity and
quality of arts organizations, wireless Internet access services and appropriate in the
pedestrian environment and other aspects of U.S. cities appraisal often top the popular
list.
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Climate
Seattle mild winter and comfortable throughout the year suitable for outdoor activities
in summer. July temperatures average 75 ° F (24 ° C) around the winter temperature
can drop to below zero, but average only 15 days. Seattle's average annual
rainfall is 36.2 inches (92 cm), compared to San Francisco is 19.5 inches (50 cm),
Chicago, 34.5 inches (88 cm), Washington, DC to 39 inches (99 centimeters), New
York City 40.3 inches (102 cm)
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Public and private schools
As of October 1, 2007, Seattle Public Schools a total of 45,933 students in school
people. Seattle has more than 300 private and religious schools.
Major universities and colleges
Number of students
Internet Home Page
University of Washington (public) www.washington.edu
Seattle Community College, four campuses (public) www.sccd.ctc.edu
Seattle University (private) www.seattleu.edu
Seattle Pacific University (private) www.spu.edu
Art Institute of Seattle www.ais.edu
To Indonesia (Cornish) Arts www.cornish.edu


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