Cambridge is a city in England. It is 50 miles north of London. The city is famous for its university, the University of Cambridge, which is thought to be one of the best universities in the world. The university has a hospital (Addenbrooke's Hospital), laboratory (Cavendish Laboratory), chapel (King's College Chapel) and library (Cambridge University Library). There is also a Central Library in Cambridge, on the first floor of the Grand Arcade, St Andrew's Street.
There are 108,863 people living in Cambridge, of which 22,153 are students. There are lots of smaller towns and villages around Cambridge.
The city has lots of parks and is next to the river Cam - the city's name, "Cambridge", means "bridge over the Cam".
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- "Central Library, Cambridge". Cambridgeshire County Council. 2011. http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/directory/cambridge_central_library.htm. Retrieved 12-03-2011.