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Cheshire also known, archaically, as the County of Chester is a ceremonial county in North West England. The traditional county town, is the city of Chester, although Cheshire's largest town in
terms of area and population is Warrington. Other major towns include Congleton, Crewe, Ellesmere Port, Widnes, Runcorn, Macclesfield, Nantwich, Northwich, and Wilmslow. The county is bordered by
Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, Flintshire and Wrexham in Wales to the west.
The ceremonial county has an overall area of 2,344 square kilometres (905 sq mi) and has a population of about 993,200.
The county is mostly rural with a number of small towns and villages that support an agricultural industry. It is historically famous for the production of Cheshire cheese, salt, bulk chemicals and
the weaving of silk.
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