Norwich market1

Market place in Norwich, England

Norwich is a city in the East of England. It is the regional administrative centre and county city of Norfolk.

The suburban area expands beyond its boundary, with extensive suburban areas outside the city on the western, northern and eastern sides, including Thorpe St. Andrew on the eastern side.

In November 2006 the city was voted the greenest in the UK.[1]

In August 2007 Norwich was shortlisted as one of nine finalists its population group for the International Awards for Liveable Communities LivCom Awards

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National Cycle Route 1 passes through Norwich, linking Beccles and Fakenham (and eventually Dover and the Shetland Islands!).

Fair trade

Norwich has been granted Fair trade City status.

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The River Yare is navigable from the sea at Great Yarmouth all the way to Trowse, south of the city. From there the River Wensum is navigable into Norwich, and is crossed by the Novi Sad Friendship Bridge. Scheduled trips through the city and out to the nearby Broads are run by City Boats from outside Norwich Station and also Elm Hill.

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  1. Norwich Evening News, Norwich voted greenest place in UK, 2006-11-13

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