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Cambridgeshire is an East Anglian county in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the North-East, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. Cambridgeshire is home to areas such as Cambridgeshire and Ely.
In the south of Cambridgeshire, we can find the University City of Cambridge. Cambridge has a population of 125 000, with nearly 1/5 of them being students. Cambridge’s historical roots suggest it was an important trading city throughout the Viking Control and in Roman Britain. Also in the south of Cambridgeshire we can find the village of Duxford. Duxford is also home to the “Imperial War Museum Duxford” which is the largest Aviation Museum in the country.
The main settlements in Cambridgeshire are Cambridge and Ely - Cambridgeshire is a University City, with a large population. In Cambridge there is a mix of inner city apartments and outer city suburban developments allowing it to cater for a wide range of people and lifestyles. The Cathedral city of Ely is in a mainly agricultural based area, meaning there is a vast expanse of countryside, allowing it to cater for people with an outdoors lifestyle.
Transport Links in Cambridgeshire are mainly quiet country roads, however there are one or two A Roads crossing through Cambridgeshire such as the A10 from London to Kings Lynn and the A142 passing just south of Ely. Also Cambridgeshire has access to 5 major railway lines – these being: North to Kings Lynn, North-West to Peterborough, East to Norwich, South-East to Ipswich and South to Cambridge and London.
Cambridgeshire is also home to The King’s School Ely is a Cathedral Grammar School, with deep historical roots fating back to the re-foundation of St Ethelred’s Monastery. Also, Cambridge is home to the world renowned Cambridge University. Cambridge University is one of the top five Universities in the world today and is the second oldest university in the English-speaking world.