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Liverpool – Interesting Facts About Our Wonderful City

Liverpool is a city and a metropolitan district of Merseyside in the North West England.

The city is situated on the eastern side of the River Mersey.

As of January 2020, the population  of Liverpool is about 500,000 people. It is the 9th largest city in England. Liverpool’s metropolitan area is the 5th-largest in the United Kingdom, with a population of 2.25 million.

The city covers a total area  of 112 square kilometers (43 square miles).

The average altitude is 70 meters (230 feet) above sea level.

Liverpool is a city and a metropolitan district of Merseyside in the North West England.The city is situated on the eastern side of the River Mersey.In the 19th century, it was a major port of departure for English and Irish emigrants to North America.

The city is the birthplace of the famous rock group The Beatles and the musical style Merseybeat.

The docklands and several areas of the historic centre of the city collectively were designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004.

The city celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2007 and was named the 2008 European Capital of Culture, which it shared with the Norwegian city of Stavanger.

The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site in Liverpool, England. It comprises six locations in the city centre of Liverpool including the Pier Head, Albert Dock and William Brown Street, and includes many of the city’s most famous landmarks.

The Royal Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool. Designed by Jesse Hartley and Philip Hardwick, it was opened in 1846, and was the first structure in Britain to be built from cast iron, brick and stone, with no structural wood. As a result, it was the first non-combustible warehouse system in the world.

Today, the Royal Albert Dock is a major tourist attraction in the city and the most visited multi-use attraction in the United Kingdom, outside London. It is a vital component of Liverpool’s UNESCO designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City.