Cambridgeshire is county in the East of England region. Major towns and cities in Cambridgeshire include Cambridge, Peterborough and Huntingdon. Most of Cambridgeshire is agricultural. However, recent years have witnessed the rapid growth of a large cluster of high-tech electronics, IT, software and biotechnology businesses setting up in the area, so much so that it is now referred to as “Silicon Fen”. Many of these high-tech businesses have grown up around the world famous Cambridge University, which is frequently ranked as one of the top universities in the world. The city of Cambridge with its stunning architecture, museums and riverside location is a popular tourist destination.
Famous people born in Cambridgeshire: Clive Woodward, World Cup winning England rugby coach and Olivia Newton-John, singer