Situated in southwestern Broward County, Miramar is 14 miles in length from east to west and 2.5 miles in width, making it the 3rd largest city in Broward County in terms of land size and the 5th largest city in Broward in terms of population.
Miramar has 11 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 2 high schools, various charter schools and a special needs school, as well as 8 institutions of higher learning, such as Nova Southeastern University, Broward College, Ana Mendez University, DeVry University, Le Cordon Bleu, Strayer University, Concorde Institute and the University of Phoenix.
There are 22 neighborhood parks, 1 regional park and 10 community parks in the city. From the time of its founding Miramar has been and continues to be a family-oriented community. The city's professional recreational staff plans year-round activities geared to this strong family orientation with something for everyone, from "tiny tots" to senior citizens.
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