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About the city

Liverpool

 

It covers an area of around 11184 km2. Located in the north west of England, it overlooks the River Mersey. It is a major player in the fields of industry and trade in the center and west of England. It is known for the British passenger liner Titanic. The city was nominated European Capital of Culture in 2008 as it houses various the largest universities in England, most prominent of which is the University of Liverpool. The city has a large network of railways that connect many major cities in England together. It is mentionable that Liverpool is the most important cotton producer in England.

History

King John laid the foundation stone for the Port of Liverpool in 1207 and therefore the city of Liverpool was established. Historians suggest that even before the Port of Liverpool, there was a small village in the place of the port. Beside the port, a weekly market was founded to exchange commodities. Therefore, various merchants, craftsmen and farmers moved to live in the new city. Despite being small and scarcely populated, the city made a strong commercial partnership with the neighboring Ireland. It was represented by two members of the parliament in 1295.

Population

The city is home to 880000 people of different races and cultures. It is the oldest home for freed Black slaves in the UK. It is also hosts the oldest community of Chinese people in Europe as Chinese sailors came to the city in 19th century and settled in there. Additionally, it houses many citizens of Irish and Welsh origins. Liverpool's population is younger than that of England as a whole, with 42.5 per cent of its population under the age of 30, compared to an English average of 37.7 per cent.  The temperature in the city varies throughout the year. In summer, temperature can reach up to 20 degree Celsius. In winter, however, temperatures can go down to -4 degree Celsius. Liverpool is a connecting link between most of the touristic cities in England. Tou can go to Manchester or London or Birmingham in addition to key historic districts such as Blackball, the area of British lakes and Albik district in at least two hours.

Landmarks in Liverpool

It’s the birthplace of the popular band, The Beatles. Visitors can enjoy touring the places where the Beatles did their rehearsals and also visit their childhood houses. It is also city of the famous football club, Liverpool. There are so many tourist attractions connected to the Port of Liverpool. In 2011, the Liverpool Museum was opened. It houses various art collections representing the social and civilized history of the city. The museum was designed in such a way as to enable visitors to watch oral witness of people talking about the city and its port through the screens spread throughout the museum.

Key Tourist Attractions

Merseyside Maritime Museum

John Lennon Airport

Liverpool Football club: it is a world popular sports club, and a mecca for tourists from all over the world

Al-Rahma Mosque: it is a mosque where Muslim citizens go. It was established by the British lawyer William Abdullah Culiam on 25 December 1889

Liverpool Museum

It is a popular destination for many tourists. It was built thousands of years ago and it houses a huge collection of artworks by famous artists.

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The Grand Central Hall: it houses over 160 stores in addition to cafes and restaurants.

World Museum: it houses a collection of ancient Egyptian and ancient Japanese artifacts. It consists of 5 stories.

Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool University

It was established in early 19th century. It is located in the North West coast of England. It was attended by many Nobel Prize winners such as Charles Brakla. The university offers many scientific courses. It is attended by around 20000 students. It grants over 200 scientific degrees.

John Morris University

It gives special care to scientific research. It is a mecca for students from all over the world.