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Wells is a city in the county of Somerset. It is in the district of Mendip. The only other city in Somerset is Bath. In 2001 there were 10,406 people living in Wells.[1]

Wells Cathedral is in Wells. The cathedral is very popular with visitors to Wells. The cathedral has a school attached to it. Timothy K. Murray, a composer, was a student there.

The city of Wells is named after springs in the grounds of the Bishop's Palace.[2]

It is the second smallest city in the United Kingdom after St Davids in Wales.

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  1. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=799116&c=Wells&d=16&e=15&g=483115&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1307776995836&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779
  2. http://www.wells.gov.uk/