East Anglia Quick Facts & Figures

Map of East Anglia
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East Anglia is located in the East of England, prominent cities and towns in the area include the historic city of Cambridge, Norwich, Ipswich and Colchester. The East Anglia region may be referred to cover the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex, please note for the quick facts below the amalgamated numbers for the four counties have been used.

East Anglia includes the historic city of Cambridge famous for its world renowned University and historic buildings and Norwich that offers plenty of history and culture. The region is home to the Broads waterways in Norfolk and Suffolk making it a favourite among boating enthusiasts. Essex is located close to London and includes a mix of town and scenic countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include Cambridge University and its colleges, Fitzwilliam Museum, Orford Castle, Norwich Cathedral, Sandringham and Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


East Anglia Quick Facts

Population: 4,109,400

Region: East of England

Area total: 16,228 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01223 (Cambridge), 01603 (Norwich), 01473 (Ipswich) and 01206 (Colchester).

Postcode Area CB (Cambridge), NR1-16 (Norwich), IP (Ipswich) and CO (Colchester).

Closest Airports: Norwich Airport, London Stansted Airport, London Luton Airport and East Midlands Airport.

Local Food: Scottish Beef, Artisan Cheeses, Oatcakes and Seafood varieties.

Nearest Towns & Cities: City of Cambridge, Norwich, Lowestoft, Ipswich, Great Yarmouth, Colchester, Bury St Edmunds and King’s Lynn.

Famous Attractions: Cambridge University and its colleges, Fitzwilliam Museum, Orford Castle, Norwich Cathedral, Sandringham and Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery.
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