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Living in Durham

Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina, one of three cities — Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh — that form North Carolina’s famed Triangle Region. Each of the cities is home to a major research university. The Triangle area, with a combined population of more than a million people, boasts a robust intellectual climate and broad cultural diversity.

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