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Ice Skating, Mansions & Caribbean Food - Muslims will be greeted with an eclectic mix of attractions at Peterborough

Considered to be the shopping capital of Cambridgeshire, the city of Peterborough has much more to offer to visitors apart from eclectic shopping. Also called as the "Gateway to the Fens", Peterborough is a small historic cathedral city. Most of the attractions of the city reside around the Cathedral Precinct.

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ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: London

GEOGRAPHY

The United Kingdom lies between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea. It shares a total land area of 243,610 square kilometres and northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border. The UK has a coast line of 17,820 kilometres.

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A population of close to 62 Million. Muslims account for about 2.8% of the population.

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The climate varies with the seasons. Temperatures can even drop below -11°C or rise above 35°C. A mild and wet weather is in the eastern regions and majority of the rain falls over the western regions. Snowfall can occur in winter and summers are generally warm.

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