Berkeley is located along the East Bay of San Francisco and on the outskirts of Silicon Valley. It is home to the prestigious University of California at Berkeley and is considered one of the most socially liberal cities in the United States. With a population of around 120 000 it's a fairly small city, but with a big reputation. Famous around the globe as a center for academic achievement, scientific exploration, free speech, and the arts. Berkeley is a constantly changing mix of long-time residents and new neighbors, and whether you just arrived from Albany or Azerbaijan, you are welcome here.

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