Merseyside has a population of 1,365,901 and covers a 249 sq/mi area. The average house price is £146,946 and the rental prices average around a price of £604 for 1-4 bedrooms. The main type of housing is terraced. more
Liverpool city is the focal point of the Merseyside region. It was voted as 2008 European City of Culture which shows the huge diversity of the city. Liverpool had a business start-up rate of 15% in 2010, far ahead of the UK average of 13%. Other important urban areas include St. Helens and Wirral.
Liverpool has also an outstanding reputation for University and academic teaching. The large amount of students, its myriad shopping facilities and exciting nightlife makes Liverpool a young and upcoming city. The majority of bars and clubs are found at Concert Square in the city center.
Culturally Merseyside has a lot to offer such as the Sefton Short Film Festival and the International Guitar Festival of Great Britain held annually on the Wirral Peninsula. The largest independent flower show in the UK, the Southport Flower Show is also held at Victoria Park.
Merseyside shares several borders with counties around it: to the north-east with Lancashire, to the east with Greater Manchester and with Cheshire to the south and south-west. The Irish Sea is forming the shoreline to the west.
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|Largest County City:||Liverpool|
|Population density:||2,118 / km²|