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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is in 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 worlds second smallest continent in terms of area and third largest continent in population after Asia and Africa.
The City of Peterborough is a cathedral city and Unitary Authority in the east of England. For ceremonial purposes it is in the county of Cambridgeshire. Peterborough Town Hall is located 73.7 miles north from the centre of London at Charing Cross. The city is situated on the River Nene which flows into the North Sea approximately 30 miles between the north east. The local topography is notoriously flat and low lying, and in some places lies below sea level. The area known as the Fens falls to the east of Peterborough. It has a total area of 343.38 square kilometer with a population 159,700 in 2005 and a density of 465 per square kilometer.
Peterborough is proved by its original name Medeshampstede to have been a Saxon village before 655 when Saxulf, a monk, founded the monastery on land granted to him for that purpose by Penda, king of Mercia. The project has also created a sculpture trail, which provides functional, landscape artworks along the Green Wheel route and a living landmarks project involving the local community in the creation of local landscape features such as mini woodlands, ponds and hedgerows.

In total it is believed there are 55 different languages spoken in the city. The biggest groups are English, Urdu, Polish, Gujarati, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Arabic and various African languages. Throughout each year, Peterborough enjoys a range of events from Refugee Week to the annual Peterborough Festival the city has a vibrant nightlife, in and around the centre mainly. There are a number of local amateur performing arts groups, including choirs, opera and G&S groups. As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Europe, it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over.

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