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Brighton is a city on the south coast of England. It is in the county of East Sussex. In 2000, it joined Hove to become the city of Brighton & Hove. It was first called "Brighthelmstone".

It is well known for being a bathing resort in the 18th century and was popular among tourists from London; Queen Victoria was once said to bathe there. One of its most famous landmarks is the Royal Pavilion.

Brighton has two piers: The Palace Pier and The West Pier. Sadly, the West Pier was badly damaged by fire in 2003.