Statistics for UK Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions #1

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Caerdydd (the Welsh name of the city) derives from the Middle Welsh CaerdyfCardiff
Musicians from the city have produced 56 No. 1 singles, more than any other city in the worldLiverpool
______ has links to the legend of Robin Hood and to the lace-making, bicycle (notably Raleigh bikes) and tobacco industriesNottingham
Culturally, ______ is famed for its nightlife; bakery chain Greggs; television personalities Ant & DecNewcastle
In all, over 1,600 people were killed in political violence in the city between 1969 and 2001Belfast
Won the Premier League title in 2016, despite the odds of them winning at the start of the season being 5000/1Leicester
Meaning "Mouth of the River Ness"Inverness
Heart of Midlothian and Hibernian are known locally as "Hearts" and "Hibs", respectivelyEdinburgh
The graffiti artist Banksy is believed to be from ______, and many of his works are on display in the city.Bristol
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 guildsDerry
Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal were poisoned in ______ with a Novichok nerve agentSalisbury
Scottish Gaelic: PeairtPerth
It is Cornwall's county town and only cityTruro
Well known for the legendary 11th century exploits of Lady Godiva who rode through the city naked on horsebackCoventry
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 CambridgeDurham
It is from this town that the county of Hampshire gets its nameSouthampton
The United Kingdom's smallest city in population (just over 1,600 in 2011)St. Davids
Lies on the coast of North Wales near the Menai Strait, which separates the island of Anglesey from GwyneddBangor
In 1857 a collective of cricketers formed the world's first-ever official football clubSheffield
Historically in Middlesex, it is immediately to the west of the older City of LondonWestminster
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 worldLincoln
According to tradition, Saint Patrick founded his main church there in the year 445, and it eventually became the head church of IrelandArmagh
A host city for the Rugby World Cup in 1991 and in 2015 when it hosted four matches at the Kingsholm StadiumGloucester
The birthplace of Samuel Johnson, the writer of the first authoritative Dictionary of the English Language.Lichfield

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