Hull has a busy seaport which handles over 13 million tonnes of cargo per year. The port operations and other companies in the port employ 5,000 people and a further 18,000 are employed as a direct result of the port operations
The single-tier local authority of the city is now Hull City Council (officially Kingston upon Hull City Council), headquartered in the Guildhall in the city centre.
University of Hull, Hull York Medical School, University of Lincoln
The river Hull flows through Hull where it joins the Humber estuary
The closest Humberside Airport is located 20 miles (32km) away in Linconshire.
Hull Daily Mail, The Hull Advertiser
Famous People from Hull
Trevor Bolder (David Bowie), Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim), Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals), Andy Newton-Lee (Actor), Ian Carmichael (Actor), Stanley Gene (Rugby League), Lewis Harris (Rugby League), Katie O'Brien (Tennis), Dean Windass (Football)
Hull City A.F.C (Football), Hull F.C (Rugby League)
Hull is twinned with several towns these are, Chisinau (Moldova), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Niigata (Japan), Raleigh North Carolina (United States), Reykjavik (Iceland), Rotterdam (Netherlands), Szczecin (Poland)
Weather in Hull
Hull has a temperate maritime climate. Summer temperatures in Hull range between 19 – 22C and winter temperatures ranging between 1 – 2C. Annual rainfall in Hull averages at 679mm
Hull Jazz Festival (August), Literature festival (August), Hull Global Food Festival (September)
Old Town, Museum Quarter, Hull Marina, The Deep
Kingston upon Hull is usually abbreviated as Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England