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Leicester, Great Britain

Leicester is located in Central England. It is 50 km east of Birmingham. Its population is about 290,000 people, making it the second largest city in this part of England.
Leicester is one of the oldest English cities with nearly 2,000 year-long history. His first name is known Ratae Corieltauvorum.
Leicester has the best developed economy in Central England. Typical of the city are engineering, food industry, trade, and banking. The city is multiethnic, with a predominance of people with South Asian origin. Leicester is a center for higher education with two universities - the University of Leicester and the University De Montfort.
The Twinning Agreement between Haskovo and Leicester was signed on 15.11.2005.


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