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Ely, Cambridgeshire

UK Place
Total Area14587 acre (22.8 sqmi) sq mi (37780.3 km2)
Population15102 ((2001 Census))
Population density0.4/km2 1/sq mi
Districts of EnglandEast Cambridgeshire
Shire countyCambridgeshire
RegionEast of England
Other Information
Post townELY
Postcode districtCB6, CB7 CB
Dialling code01353
UK ParliamentSouth East Cambridgeshire

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Ely (c-enEn-uk-Ely is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England. It is 14 miles (23 km) north-northeast of Cambridge.

Ely was for a long time informally considered to be a "city" by virtue of being the seat of a diocese. In 1974 the status was confirmed by Royal charter on the parish council of the successor parish to Ely Urban District. With a population of 15,102 in 2001, Ely is the third smallest city in England.

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