Liverpool

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Liverpool
Metropolitan borough & City
The three graces of Liverpool's waterfront: the Royal Liver Building, the Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building. Visible in the background is Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral.

Coat of arms of Liverpool City Council
Nickname(s): The Pool
Location within England
Coordinates: 53°24′N 2°59′W / 53.4°N 2.983°W / 53.4; -2.983Coordinates: 53°24′N 2°59′W / 53.4°N 2.983°W / 53.4; -2.983
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region North West England
Ceremonial county Merseyside
Admin HQ Liverpool City Centre
Founded 1207
City Status 1880
Government
 • Type Metropolitan borough, City
 • Governing body Liverpool City Council
Area
 • Metropolitan borough & City 43.18 sq mi (111.84 km2)
Elevation 230 ft (70 m)
Population (2007 est / Urban=2006)
 • Metropolitan borough & City 447,500 (Ranked 5th)
 • Density 12,950/sq mi (5,001/km2)
 • Urban 816,900
 • Metro 1,103,089
 • Ethnicity
(2005 Estimate)[1]
91.9% White
2.2% Chinese and other
2.1% Asian or Asian British
1.9% Mixed Race
1.9% Black or Black British
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)
Postal Code L postcode area
Area code(s) 0151
ISO 3166-2 GB-LIV
ONS code 00BY
OS grid reference SJ437905
NUTS 3 UKD52
Demonym Scouser/Liverpudlian

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, United Kingdom. It was most famous as a port during the late 19th and early 20th centuary. It is the birthplace of the famous rock group The Beatles. It is also famous because of it's football teams, Liverpool F.C. and Everton F.C.

Famous people from Liverpool[change | edit source]

Development[change | edit source]

There has been a lot of development work which is part of a regeneration plan for Liverpool. It is because Liverpool is the Capital of Culture for 2008.

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