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Aurora is a city of 276,000 in the Denver Area of Colorado. As of 2010 is the 56th largest city in America. In 2008 it was named the "All American City" Aurora and Denver are the principal cities of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2007 had an estimated population of 2,464,866. It is split between three different counties spanning Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas

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  1. In 2007, the Colorado Senate passed a resolution making longtime Aurora resident John Denver's "Rocky Mountain High" a state song.
  2. Because of secrecy concerning operations at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora is favorite among the UFO conspiracy crowd.
  3. Aurora is home to 15 different restaurants specializing in the Vietnamese soup and noodle dish pho.
  4. No building in Aurora is over 13 stories high.
  5. Over 90 languages are spoken in Aurora’s public school system.

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