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Bristol is a city beside the River Avon in the southwest of England with a prosperous maritime history. Its former city-centre port is now a cultural hub, the Harbourside, where the M Shed museum explores local social and industrial heritage. The harbour’s 19th-century warehouses now contain restaurants, shops and cultural institutions such as contemporary gallery The Arnolfini.  It is England’s sixth and the United Kingdom’s eighth most populous city, and the most populous city in Southern England after London.

Area: 110 km²
Population: 442,500

Currency

The Pound is the official currency of Bristol and England.

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Weather

Bristol is one of the warmest cities in the UK with a mean annual temperature of approximately 10.5 °C (50.9 °F). It is among the sunniest, with 1,541–1,885 hours of sunshine per year. Although the city is partially sheltered by the Men-dip Hills, it is exposed to the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel. Annual rainfall increases from north to south, with totals north of the Avon in the 600–900 mm (24–35 in) range and 900–1,200 mm (35–47 in) south of the river. Rain is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, with autumn and winter the wetter seasons. The Atlantic Ocean influences Bristol’s weather, keeping its average temperature above freezing throughout the year, but winter frosts are frequent and snow occasionally falls from early November to late April. Summers are warm and drier, with variable sunshine, rain and clouds, and spring weather is unsettled.

Language

English is the Official Language.

Health and security 

  • Bristol is a safe community with a good reputation. The police in and around the Bristol are prepared to deal with any situations that may arise. Bristol Community Health is the leading provider of NHS community health services in Bristol. Compass Health provides confidential healthcare, advice and support for homeless people in Bristol.