Cambridge Quick Facts & Figures

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The historic city of Cambridge is located in the East of England approx one hour from London. The compact city is known for its scenic setting and historic buildings and is home to the world renowned Cambridge University. There is a tranquil atmosphere in the city that is known for its classical beauty. The city has a thriving arts and culture scene and much of the city can be explored by foot, where visitors can walk on the historic cobblestone streets. Cambridge is both a university city and the administrative centre for the county of Cambridgeshire with locals known as Cantabrigians. Cambridge attracts many visitors each year from the UK and internationally, the location makes it convenient to visit from London, the Midlands and the East of England.

Cambridge Quick Facts

Population: 126,000

Region: East of England

Area total: 115.65 sq km

Languages: English

Demonym: Cantabrigian

Dialling Code: 01223

Postcode Area CB

Closest Airports: London Stansted and London Luton Airports.

Football Clubs: Cambridge United and Cambridge City.

Local Food: fish and chips, Cadbury’s chocolate & a wide choice of world foods.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Bury St Edmunds, Ely, Milton Keynes, and Northampton.

Famous Attractions: Cambridge University, Fitzwilliam Museum, Primavera, Cambridge University Botanic Gardens, Wimpole Hall and the Church of Great St Mary’s.

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