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The Liverpudlian uses localised terminology that readers outside the Liverpool Region may not know of, or even locals that were simply unaware of the various language and metrics that exist and that may be used in our articles, videos, documentation and research.

  •  Liverpool  - The World in One City is the pinnacle of innovation, a leader with countless world firsts, it is the home of truth and the Capital of Pop. Liverpool is the fifth-largest city in the UK, with its Metropolitan Area having a economy of 57.3 billion and a population of more than 2 million people.

  •  Liverpool City Centre  - The financial, cultural, historic and entertainment heart of the Liverpool City Region. The City Centre is a thriving jungle of grade listed buildings, modern marvels and bustling crowds.

  •  Liverpool City Region  - The Liverpool City Region is a metropolis that consists of six boroughs; City of Liverpool, Borough of Wirral, Borough of Halton, Borough of Sefton, Borough of St Helens and the Borough of Knowsley. These six borough share the same values, culture and intertwined heritage that has enabled the city to thrive and become one of the most powerful and instantly recognisable cities in the world.

  •  Liverpool Metropolitan Area  - The Metro Area includes the six boroughs of the City Region and a number of surrounding towns and villages on the cusp of the Region.

  •  Liverpool Bay Area  - The Bay Area is the waters surrounding the Liverpool City Region. The bay is a hive of activity, has the largest wind turbine farm in Europe and has the world's top five shipping lines calling at its port.

  •  Port of Liverpool  - The Port consists of the extensive docklands on both banks of the Mersey spanning across the City of Liverpool and the Boroughs of Wirral and Sefton, including areas like the Pierhead, Birkenhead, Wallasey, Dingle, Bootle and Seaforth.

  •  City of Liverpool  - The central part of the Liverpool City Region and where the City Centre is located on the waterfront. Famous Liverpudlians from this part of the Region's inner suburbs include David Morrissey, Ricky Tomlinson, Jodie Comer, Shaun Evans, Clive Barker, Peter Serafinowicz, Tom Baker and Kim Cattrall.

  •  The Commercial District  - The financial centre of the Liverpool City Region. This area is a densely built-up high-rise area with a number of skyscrapers. It is also the headquarters for The Liverpudlian.

  •  Borough of Wirral  - The Wirral Peninsula has the River Mersey running on its East Bank. It is has a diverse landscape with a wealth of beaches, woodlands and countryside. Home to one of the city's three professional football clubs, Tranmere Rovers; and one of the UK's largest shipbuilders, Cammell & Laird. Wirral has the most Grade I listed buildings in a square outside of London and the second in the country with Hamilton Square. This Borough of the Liverpool City Region is the home of famous Liverpudlians such as Paul O'Grady, Shirley Ballas, Pete Burns, Paul Hollywood, Taron Egerton and Daniel Craig.

  •  Borough of Halton  - Halton is an outer borough of the Liverpool City Region, it is a key part of the Region with a strong industrial economy and is home to the Mersey Gateway Bridge.

  •  Borough of Sefton  - From the iconic beaches lined with iron statues to the delightful towns and villages. This Borough of the Liverpool City Region is the home of Aintree Racecourse, Red Squirrels and has brought us famous Liverpudlians such as Jamie Carragher, Billy J Kramer, Miranda Richardson and Francesca Halsall.

  •  Borough of St Helens  - An outer borough of the Liverpool City Region, St Helens is an important part of the region with its rolling hills, industrial economy and rich sporting heritage that cannot be understated.

  •  Borough of Knowsley  - Knowsley is one of the Region's Eastern Boroughs and is home to a thriving industrial park and a renowned safari park. It is the has brought from it famous Liverpudlians such as Steven Gerrard, Willy Russell, Phil Redmond and Kym Marsh.

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