About Peterborough

Peterborough is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, with a population of 183,631 in 2011. Historically part of Northamptonshire, it is 73.6mi north of London, on the River Nene which flows into the North Sea 30mi to the north-east. The railway station is an important stop on the East Coast Main Line between London and Edinburgh.The local topography is flat and in some places lies below sea level, for example in the Fens that lie to the east of Peterborough. Human settlement in the area ...

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