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Nottingham

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 10:25AM in UK Cities

Nottingham (Listeni/ˈnɒtɪŋəm/ NOT-ing-əm) is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, located 128 miles (206 km) north of London, in the East Midlands. Nottingham has links to the legend of Robin Hood and to the lace-making, bicycle (notably Raleigh bikes) and tobacco [...]

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Chester

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 10:22AM in UK Cities

Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. With a population of 81,340 in 2014,[1] it is the most populous settlement of Cheshire West and Chester, which had a population of 332,200 in 2014.[1] Chester was granted city status in 1541. Chester was [...]

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Southampton

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 10:20AM in UK Cities

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire.It is 75 miles (121 km) south-west of London and 19 miles (31 km) north-west of Portsmouth. Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of [...]

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Norwich

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 10:17AM in UK Cities

Norwich is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies about 100 miles (160 km) north-east of London. It is the regional administrative centre for East Anglia and county town of Norfolk. During the 11th century, Norwich was the largest city in England after London, and one of its most [...]

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Sheffield

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 10:14AM in UK Cities

Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, its name derives from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city. With some of its southern suburbs annexed from Derbyshire, the city has grown from its largely industrial [...]

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Plymouth

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 10:11AM in UK Cities

Plymouth is a city on the south coast of Devon, England, about 37 miles (60 km) south-west of Exeter and 190 miles (310 km) west-south-west of London, between the mouths of the rivers Plym to the east and Tamar to the west where they join Plymouth Sound to form the boundary with Cornwall. Plymouth's [...]

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Leeds

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 10:08AM in UK Cities

Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England. Historically in Yorkshire's West Riding, the history of Leeds can be traced to the 5th century when the name referred to a wooded area of the Kingdom of Elmet. The name has been applied to many administrative entities over the centuries. It changed from [...]

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Oxford

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:58AM in UK Cities

Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire. With an estimated 2015 population of 168,270, it is the 52nd largest city in the United Kingdom,and one of the fastest growing and most ethnically diverse. The city is situated 57 miles (92 km) from London, 69 [...]

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Newcastle

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:56AM in UK Cities

Newcastle upon Tyne commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the North Sea.[5] Newcastle is the most populous city in the [...]

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Bristol

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:53AM in UK Cities

Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 449,300 in 2016. The district has the 10th largest population in England, while the Bristol metropolitan area is the 12th largest in the United Kingdom. The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities [...]

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Bath

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:50AM in UK Cities

Bath is a city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths. In 2011, the population was 88,859.[1] Bath is in the valley of the River Avon, 97 miles (156 km) west of London and 11 miles (18 km) south-east of Bristol. The city became a World Heritage Site in 1987. [...]

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Birmingham

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:48AM in UK Cities

Birmingham (Listeni/ˈbɜːrmɪŋəm/) is a major city and metropolitan borough of West Midlands, England lying on the River Rea, a small river that runs through Birmingham. It is the largest and most populous British city outside London, with a population in 2014 of 1,101,360. The city is in the [...]

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Cambridge

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:44AM in UK Cities

Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam about 50 miles (80 km) north of London. At the United Kingdom Census 2011, its population was 123,867, including 24,488 students. There is archaeological evidence of settlement in the area in the Bronze [...]

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York

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:42AM in UK Cities

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England. The municipality is the traditional county town of Yorkshire to which it gives its name. The city has a rich heritage and has provided the backdrop to major political events in England [...]

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Liverpool

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:39AM in UK Cities

Liverpool is a major city in North West England whose estimated population was 478,580 in 2015; its surrounding areas combine to form the fifth largest metropolitan area in the UK, with over 2.24 million people in 2011. The local authority is Liverpool City Council, the most populous local [...]

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Brighton

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:36AM in UK Cities

Brighton Listeni/ˈbraɪtən/ is a seaside resort on the south coast of England. It is part of the ceremonial county of East Sussex, within the historic county of Sussex. Archaeological evidence of settlement in the area dates back to the Bronze Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods. The ancient [...]

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Manchester

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-16-2017 09:32AM in UK Cities

Manchester is a major city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,414 as of 2013. It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.55 million. Manchester is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines [...]

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