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Brighton & Hove

Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Brighton & Hove is a unitary authority and city in East Sussex on the south coast of England. It was formed as a unitary authority on April 1, 1997 by the merger of the East Sussex districts of Brighton and Hove. It immediately applied for and was granted borough status, which was followed by an award of city status by letters patent in 2000, as the joint winner of a competition to mark the Millennium. Brighton and Hove forms part of a conurbation along the Sussex Coast and it is directly the west is Shoreham by Sea, and a short distance to the east is Peacehaven and Newhaven.
Brighton was incorporated as a municipal borough in 1854, later becoming a county borough under the Local Government Act 1888 and it covered the parish of Brighton and part of Preston Hove became a local board of health in the late 19th century, originally covering the parish of Hove in 1893 the parish of Aldrington was added to Hove local board Hove became incorporated as a municipal borough in 1898.
The football team, Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., predates the unification of the two boroughs by several decades. On October 15, 2004, Brighton & Hove was granted Fairtrade City status. It is already the Gay Capital of the UK, with an estimated 13 percent of the population being gay.
The first census of Brighton was in 1801. The resident population of Brighton & Hove at the 2001 census was 247,817 persons, comprising 114,479 households is 48.4 percent male, 51.5 percent female.
As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Europe one of the most visited places amongst the most die-hard travelers the world over.

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