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UK Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions #1

Can you name the city based off a description from its Wikipedia article?
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Last updated: May 11, 2021
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In all, over 1,600 people were killed in political violence in the city between 1969 and 2001
Belfast
Musicians from the city have produced 56 No. 1 singles, more than any other city in the world
Liverpool
Caerdydd (the Welsh name of the city) derives from the Middle Welsh Caerdyf
Cardiff
______ has links to the legend of Robin Hood and to the lace-making, bicycle (notably Raleigh bikes) and tobacco industries
Nottingham
Culturally, ______ is famed for its nightlife; bakery chain Greggs; television personalities Ant & Dec
Newcastle
Heart of Midlothian and Hibernian are known locally as "Hearts" and "Hibs", respectively
Edinburgh
Lies on the coast of North Wales near the Menai Strait, which separates the island of Anglesey from Gwynedd
Bangor
The birthplace of Samuel Johnson, the writer of the first authoritative Dictionary of the English Language.
Lichfield
It is from this town that the county of Hampshire gets its name
Southampton
According to tradition, Saint Patrick founded his main church there in the year 445, and it eventually became the head church of Ireland
Armagh
It was one of the first universities to open in England for more than 600 years, and is claimed to be England's third oldest after the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge
Durham
The graffiti artist Banksy is believed to be from ______, and many of his works are on display in the city.
Bristol
In 1857 a collective of cricketers formed the world's first-ever official football club
Sheffield
A host city for the Rugby World Cup in 1991 and in 2015 when it hosted four matches at the Kingsholm Stadium
Gloucester
Meaning "Mouth of the River Ness"
Inverness
Well known for the legendary 11th century exploits of Lady Godiva who rode through the city naked on horseback
Coventry
Historically in Middlesex, it is immediately to the west of the older City of London
Westminster
Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal were poisoned in ______ with a Novichok nerve agent
Salisbury
The United Kingdom's smallest city in population (just over 1,600 in 2011)
St. Davids
Scottish Gaelic: Peairt
Perth
Won the Premier League title in 2016, despite the odds of them winning at the start of the season being 5000/1
Leicester
When completed, the central of the three spires is widely accepted to have succeeded the Great Pyramids of Egypt as the tallest man-made structure in the world
Lincoln
It is Cornwall's county town and only city
Truro
In 1613, the city was granted a royal charter by King James I and gained the "London" prefix to reflect the funding of its construction by the London guilds
Derry
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