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NOTTINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM
[Letter of intent for friendly exchange cooperation] signing : Aug. 25, 201
General Information
  • The City of Nottingham, one of the key cities of the central-eastern region of England, is famous for the legend of Robin Hood. During the Industrial Revolution, it was known as the world’s factory of lace and bicycles. In 1887, on the 60th anniversary of the coronation of the Queen Victoria, Nottingham was granted a city charter and has been recognized ever since as the City of Nottingham.
Location
  • Nottingham City, England, United Kingdom (200km northwest of London)
Area : 74.61 ㎢
Population : 292,400 (2008)
Ethnic groups : White (81.6%), Southeast Asian (7.7%), Black (4.7%), East Asian(2.8%)
Main industries
  • Tourism, manufacturing (medicine, bicycles, energy, tobacco, machine manufacturing, sports goods, and software), and finance
Sports
  • Soccer (2 clubs), ice hockey, boat race course, cricket, and rugby
International sister cities of Nottingham
  • Ghent (Belgium), Harare (Zimbabwe), Karlsruhe (Germany), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Minsk (Belarus), Ningbo (China), Timisoara (Romania)
Regional characteristics
  • Educational institutes - elementary and middle school education (low rank in the UK), 4 colleges, 2 universities. Every year, around 300,000 people visit Sherwood Forest or Nottingham Castle to explore the legend of Robin Hood
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