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Leicester


Leicester is a city in the East Midlands area of England. As of 2004, the city itself had a population of 285,100, and there were a total of 441,213 people living in the city and the surrounding urban area (which includes a number of satellite towns).

Leicester is today the 10th largest city in England, and 13th largest in the UK. It is particularly known as a center of engineering, clothing manufacturing, and food and drink production (including a number of Indian food manufacturing businesses).


Key Facts about Leicester


Here are some facts about Leicester:
  1. Leicester is a city in the East Midlands region of England.

  2. It is the United Kingdom's 10th largest city, and part of the UK's 11th largest urban area.

  3. Leicester has good transport links, including road, rail, and air:

    • Leicester is close to the M1 motorway and the M69 motorway.

    • Leicester is on the Midland Main Line, which provides connection to London and the South, and to more northern destinations such as Lincoln, Leeds, Sheffield, and York.

    • East Midlands Airport is in North West Leicestershire. This airport provides both domestic and international flights, and is served by a number of low-cost international airlines.

    • Birmingham Aiport and Luton Airport, are also both within reasonable travelling distance (around 1 hour).

  4. Leicester is home to two universities: University of Leicester and De Montfort University.


Attractions and Places of Interest in Leicester


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Books about Leicester


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Travel Like a Local - Map of Leicester (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Leicester (United Kingdom) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

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Travel Like a Local - Map of Leicester (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Leicester (United Kingdom) Travel Map for Every Adventure
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In the map you can see all the available means of transport, bus stops and routes so you can always know how to get everywhere. And because we know that a vacation is not only about the roads and busses, the map gives you many options for eating, drinking and having a good time!

We carefully marked all the restaurants, bars and pubs so you can always find one that is nearby. In the Leicester (United Kingdom) map you will also find the best places to go shopping, the most famous and must-see sights, churches and more. And if an emergency comes up, there are markings of police stations and hospitals everywhere for your convenience.

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Leicester DIY City Guide and Travel Journal: UK City Notebook for Leicester, England (European City Notebooks in Lists)

By Younghusband European City Notebooks

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (144 pages)

Leicester DIY City Guide and Travel Journal: UK City Notebook for Leicester, England (European City Notebooks in Lists)
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This UK City Notebook is designed to inspire listmakers, curators and travelers to create their own city guide and city biography in list form and to journal the dickens out of their time in the city. This city notebooks is a do it (all) yourself notebook crafted for independent travelers and thinkers!

Leicester is a brilliant city! Which begs the question, why not create your own city guide and keep a travel journal to help make your time there unforgettable, fun, and organized, eh?

You hold in your hands a journal and city guide re-invented for listmakers, curators, travelers, urban explorers and city locals alike! This notebook can help you keep all your important information about Leicester organized and ready for when you need it and where you need it.

Use the pages of this notebook to document your adventures, experiences, thoughts, and memories. Have fun making lists of all the highlights and lowlights Leicester has to offer. This is the perfect place to journal your time with boots on the ground in Leicester! This is the perfect place to write down and organize everything you find fascinating about the city — which is why it's your diy city guide.

Make your time in the city more fun, more organized, more productive and more creative by making Leicester DIY City Guide and Travel Journal: UK City Notebook for Leicester, England your newest and trustiest sidekick.



 
 
 

 
 
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