City of Southampton, England
Southampton, UK, Information
The city of Southampton has entered the new Millennium as the region's leisure and cultural capital. With major international events, many new pubs, clubs and restaurants, a massive injection of Lottery money to improve parks and sports facilities in the city, and the region's principal arts and entertainments venues, Southampton is the South's leading leisure destination
Southampton is a major centre for learning. The University was founded in 1952, and has been joined by Southampton Institute, Europe’s principal Centre for Oceanographic Studies and Southampton City College. The city also has ninety schools.
Southampton’s parks make it the Greenest City in the UK.
The city covers an area of 50 square kilometres and has a population of 215,000 people.