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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Liverpool, United Kingdom
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About LiverpoolSatellite view is showing Liverpool, the port city in North West England. The metropolitan borough is situated on the eastern side of the Mersey river estuary in the south west of the county of Lancashire in the United Kingdom.
From the 18th until the early 20th centuries the city was a 'gateway to the world', a key trade and migration port.
Liverpool celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2007.
The city began with a letters patent of King John in 1207, that announced the foundation of the borough of Liverpool.
Image: Michael D Beckwith
In 1699 Liverpool was made a parish, population about 800 people.
In 1700 the Liverpool Merchant, a slave ship begins operating. The profitable commerce with the West Indies along with the enormous profits from the slave trade propelled the growth of the town and helped Liverpool to prosper. By 1720 the population has grown to more than 10,000.
Today Liverpool has a population of about 534,900 inhabitants (2016 est.), 1.5 million people live in the Liverpool City Region, more than 2.2 million people dwell in the Liverpool/Birkenhead metropolitan area.
In the UK's EU referendum on 23rd June 2016, Liverpool voted 58% to remain.
North West England voted to leave in the referendum by a majority of 54% to 46% (rounded).
Some points of interest in Liverpool:
Places: Pier Head (one of several sites now known as 'Liverpool - Maritime Mercantile City' a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Albert Dock (complex of dock buildings and warehouses opened in 1846, allowed ships to lay up and be loaded and unloaded directly from the warehouses), Royal Liver Building (Royal Liver Assurance Building), Cunard Building (former headquarters of the Cunard cruise line), Radio City Tower (radio tower with a viewing gallery), 251 Menlove Avenue (childhood home of John Lennon), 20 Forthlin Road (labeled as 'the birthplace of The Beatles')
Museums: World Museum (collected treasures from around the world), Merseyside Maritime Museum (maritime museum at the Albert Dock with a smuggling section), Museum of Liverpool (opened in 2011 on Liverpool's waterfront, Liverpools modern history on display), International Slavery Museum (museum about historical and contemporary slavery, in the building of the Merseyside Maritime Museum);
Art Museums: Tate Liverpool (Liverpool branch of a network of four art museums), Walker Art Gallery (the distinguished 'National Gallery of the North' houses one of the largest art collections in England, apart from London), Bluecoat Chambers (oldest surviving building in central Liverpool and the oldest arts center in Great Britain)
Theater/Opera: Empire Theatre (Grand theater with a modern upgrade), St George's Hall (neo-Grecian concert hall and law courts), Philharmonic Hall (home of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society)
Shopping: Liverpool ONE (six distinct districts, mixing retail, leisure and accommodation), Paradise Street (pedestrianize shopping street), South John Street (shopping area with two levels of high-street shops), St. John's Shopping Centre (largest covered shopping centre in the city)
Churches: Liverpool Cathedral (Gothic-style cathedral of the Diocese of Liverpool, built on St James's Mount during the 20th century), Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral (the 'Catholic Cathedral', designed and built in the 60s)
Parks: Croxteth Park (part of Croxteth Hall and Country Park)
Sports: Anfield (football stadium and home of Premier League club Liverpool F.C.), Goodison Park (football stadium and home of Premier League club Everton F.C.), Echo Arena Liverpool (indoor arena), Aintree Racecourse (home to the Grand National steeplechase)
The Map shows a city map of Liverpool with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Liverpool John Lennon Airport (IATA Code: LPL) about 14.5 km (9 mi) by road (via A561) south east of the city.
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Monday-July-22 16:55Standard time zone: No UTC/GMT offset
Daylight saving time (BST) in use from end of March until end of October, time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours
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Google Map: Searchable map and satellite view of Liverpool,
North West England, United Kingdom.
City Coordinates: 53°24′N 2°59′W
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