About the city of Liverpool
Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England, United Kingdom along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. It was founded as a borough in 1207 and was granted city status in 1880. It is the fourth most populous British city, and third most populous in England, with a 2011 population of 466,400 and is at the centre of a wider urban area, the Liverpool City Region, which has a population of around 2 million people.
Liverpool is the 6th most visited city in the United Kingdom and covers a area of 43.18 SQ MI (111.84KM) with a population of 466.400 People (Ranked 9th).Elevation of 230FT and coordinates of 53.24N 2.59W.
Sport in Liverpool
Liverpool is also well known for its strong sporting identity. The city is home of two Premier League football clubs, Liverpool F.C. and Everton F.C.. Matches between the two clubs are known as the Merseyside derby.
Liverpool Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Liverpool. The club has won eighteen League titles, seven FA Cups and a record eight League Cups. Liverpool has won more European titles than any other English club, having won fiveEuropean Cups, three UEFA Cups and three UEFA Super Cups.
Liverpool was founded in 1892 and joined the Football League the following year. The club has played at Anfield since its formation. The most successful period in Liverpool's history was the 1970s and '80s when Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley led the club to eleven league titles and seven European trophies.
Everton Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Liverpool. The club has competed in the top division for arecord 109 seasons and have won the League Championship nine times.
Formed in 1878, Everton were founding members of The Football League in 1888 and won their first league championship two seasons later. Following four league titles and two FA Cup wins, Everton experienced a lull in the immediate post World War Two period until a revival in the 1960s which saw the club win two league championships and an FA Cup. The mid-1980s represented their most recent period of success, with two League Championship successes, an FA Cup, and the 1985 European Cup Winners' Cup. The club's most recent major trophy was the 1995 FA Cup. The club's supporters are known as Evertonians.
Everton have a rivalry with neighbours Liverpool F.C. and the two sides contest the Merseyside Derby. The club have been based atGoodison Park since 1892.
Famous locations in Liverpool
One of the most famous locations in Liverpool is the Pier Head, renowned for the trio of buildings – the Royal Liver Building, the Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building – which sit upon it. Collectively referred to as the Three Graces, these buildings stand as a testament to the great wealth in the city during the late 19th and early 20th century. Built in a variety of architectural styles, they are recognised as being the symbol of Maritime Liverpool, and are regarded by many as contributing to one of the most impressive waterfronts in the world.
In recent years, several areas along Liverpool's waterfront have undergone significant redevelopment. Amongst the notable recent developments are the construction of the Echo Arena Liverpool and BT Convention Centre on Kings Dock, Alexandra Towerand 1 Princes Dock on Princes Dock and Liverpool Marina around Coburg and Brunswick Docks.
The city celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2007, and it held the European Capital of Culture title together with Stavanger, Norway, in 2008.
The Economy of Liverpool is one of the largest within the United Kingdom, sitting at the centre of one of the two core economies within the North West of England.
Crime in Liverpool
OVERALL crime on Merseyside is falling according to new figures.
The Home Office statistics showed the region had a 3.1% fall in the total number of crimes between September 2010 and September 2011 compared with the previous year.
The figures also reflect an 11.6% fall in incidents of criminal damage, a 10.9% drop in reports of vehicle damage and 10% less attacks on people.
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Merseyside-wide police statistics (5 local authority areas) indicate that in 2011, 2694 people were reported as missing from home with 929 reported as missing/absent from care (Total 3623).
Map or Liverpool
Horton House, Liverpool, L2 3PF