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Ropewalk Shopping Centre.JPG
Nuneaton's Ropewalk Shopping Centre
Population70,721 (2001)
OS grid referenceSP361918
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtCV10, CV11, CV13
Dialling code024
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Nuneaton is the largest town in the English county of Warwickshire. Nuneaton is famous for the novelist, George Eliot, who was born on a farm outside Nuneaton in 1819 and lived in Nuneaton during her early life.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The town is 14.5 km (9 miles) north of Coventry, 32 km (20 miles) east of Birmingham and 166 km (103 miles) northwest of London. The River Anker runs through the town. Nuneaton had a population of 70,721 as of 2001[2] though the 2008 estimate is 73,000.

Nuneaton also has a football team called Nuneaton Town.

Notable inhabitants[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "George Eliot". Retrieved 2009-11-22.
  2. 2001 census