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Population of Chester
At the last census the population was 120,622
Chester is an unparished area within the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester as of 1 April 2009 replacing the old Chester City Council and the local ward is the City ward electing 3 councillors. A small area around Chester Castle remains a civil parish of Chester Castle.
Chester has two main universities, University of Chester and the University of Law. The university of Chester has a student population of approximately 18,800 & the University of Law has a student population of approximately 16,000
The river Dee runs around Chester city centre. An extensive canal and lock system also runs through Chester which was used in the 17th & 1800s to transport cargo
Chester Evening Leader, Chester Chronicle, Midweek Chronicle, Chester Standard (Newspapers), Heart North West, Capital North West and Wales, BBC Radio Merseyside (Radio)
Famous People from Chester
John Douglas (Architect), Frank Eric Lloyd (Author), Basil Radford (Actor), Emily Booth (Actress), Michael Owen (Footballer), Ryan Shawcross (Footballer), Pat Sanderson & Alex Sanderson (Rugby Union)
Chester FC (Football), Cheshire Phoenix (Basketball), Chester Rugby Club (Rugby Union), Chester HC (Hockey)
Chester is twinned with three towns, Sens (France), Lorrach (Germany), Senigallia (Italy)
Chester has an oceanic climate with temperatures in the summer averaging between 18 - 21C and winter temperatures averaging between 1.6 – 2.4C. Annual rain fall in Chester is around 700mm this low rainfall is due to the shadow of the Welsh Mountains
The Roman Legio II Adiutrix during the reign of the Emperor Vespasian founded Chester in AD 79.
Chester Cup (May), Chester Vase (May)
Chester City Walls, Chester Castle, Old Dee Bridge, Chester Racecourse