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Official logo of Liverpool
Coat of arms of Liverpool City Council
Nickname(s): 
Location within England
Location within England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region North West England
Ceremonial county Merseyside
Admin HQ Liverpool City Centre
Founded 1207
City Status 1880
Government
 • Type Metropolitan borough, City
 • Governing body Liverpool City Council
Area
 • Metropolitan borough & City 43.18 sq mi (111.84 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2007 est / Urban=2006)
 • Metropolitan borough & City 447,500 (Ranked 5th)
 • Density 12,950/sq mi (5,001/km2)
 • Urban
816,900
 • Metro
1,103,089
 • Ethnicity
(2005 Estimate)[1]
91.9% White
2.2% Chinese and other
2.1% Asian or Asian British
1.9% Mixed Race
1.9% Black or Black British

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, United Kingdom. It was most famous as a port during the late 19th and early 20th centuary. It is the birthplace of the famous rock group The Beatles. It is also famous because of it's football teams, Liverpool F.C. and Everton F.C.

Famous people from Liverpool

Development

There has been a lot of development work which is part of a regeneration plan for Liverpool. It is because Liverpool is the Capital of Culture for 2008.

References

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