Widnes

Wid·nes (wĭdʹnĭs)
A municipal borough of northwest England on the Mersey River east-southeast of Liverpool. It is a processing and manufacturing center. Population: 55,973.

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      town in the unitary authority of Halton, historic county of Lancashire, England. It is situated on the north bank of the River Mersey at its lowest bridging point and on the southern periphery of the Liverpool metropolitan region. The modern town is a result of 19th-century industrial expansion and is a principal centre of the British chemical industry, largely because of the proximity of the Cheshire salt fields and the Lancashire coalfield. Pop. (2001) 55,686.

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  • Widnes — Widnes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Widnes — (spr. ŭiddnes), Stadt (municipal borough) in Lancashire (England), am Mersey, 21 km oberhalb Liverpool, wo derselbe von einem großartigen Eisenbahnviadukt (457 m lang und 23 m hoch) überspannt wird. W. hat Seifensiedereien, Dünger und chemische… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Widnes — Widnes, Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Lancaster, am Mersey, (1901) 28.580 E., Eisenindustrie …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Widnes —   [ wɪdnɪs], Industriestadt in der County Cheshire, England, am Mersey, östlich von Liverpool, 57 200 Einwohner; chemische Grundstoffindustrie, Zementwerk, Maschinenbau, Druckereien; Hafen.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Widnes — infobox UK place country = England latitude= 53.363 longitude= 2.728 official name= Widnes population= 53,410 (2001 Census) unitary england= Halton lieutenancy england= Cheshire region= North West England constituency westminster= Halton post… …   Wikipedia

  • Widnes — 53.355 2.7347222222222 Koordinaten: 53° 21′ N, 2° 44′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Widnes — Original name in latin Widnes Name in other language Vidnes, Widnes, wei de ni si, wydnz, Виднес State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 53.3618 latitude 2.73406 altitude 13 Population 56097 Date 2011 03 03 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Widnes — ► C. de Gran Bretaña, en el O de Inglaterra, condado de Cheshire; 54 411 h …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • wídnes — f ( se/ sa) width …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Widnes North Railway Station — Widnes Railway Station 53.37867 2.73374 Koordinaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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