Meissen, Germany

Meissen (German orthography: Meißen, Sorbian: Mišno) is a town in Meißen district, in the administrative region of Dresden, in Saxony, Germany. The town covers 31 sq km (12 sq mi) and has a population of 28,000 people (2012 estimate). Meissen is within the eponymous district of Meißen. It straddles the river Elbe and is famous […]

Burgess Hill, England

Burgess Hill is a town spread between the districts of Mid Sussex in West Sussex and Lewis in East Sussex, England. Covering 9.47 sq km (3.66 sq mi), it has a population of 30,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Burgess Hill The history of Burgess Hill dates to the later part of the Anglo Saxon […]

Trowbridge, England

Trowbridge is the county town of Wiltshire, England. It is located on the western part of the county, a short distance from the border with Somerset, and 19 km (12 mi) from Bath. Trowbridge has a population of around 29,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Trowbridge Human habitation in the Trowbridge area goes back thousands […]

Leamington Spa, England

Royal Leamington Spa is a spa town in Warwick district, in the heart of Warwickshire, England. It is commonly called simply as Leamington Spa or even just Leamington. Named after the River Leam that flows through it, Leamington has a population of around 40,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Royal Leamington Spa Human habitation in […]

Tewkesbury, England

Tewkesbury is a town in the northern part of Gloucestershire, England. Situated at the confluence of the River Severn with the River Avon, it has a population of around 10,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Tewkesbury Tewkesbury was founded in the 7th century. It was named after Theocalious, a hermit who lived in the area. […]