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From 1996, the term 'City of York' describes a local government district (a unitary authority area) which includes rural areas beyond the old city boundaries.
In 2011 the urban area had a population of 153,717, The word York (Old Norse: Jórvík) derives from the Latinised name for the city, variously rendered as Eboracum, Eburacum or Eburaci.
In recent decades, the economy of York has moved from being dominated by its confectionery and railway-related industries to one that provides services.
The University of York and health services have become major employers, whilst tourism has become an important element of the local economy.
In the 19th century, York became a hub of the railway network and a confectionery manufacturing centre.
South East England stretches from Kent in the east, across the South Coast through Sussex to the New Forest in Hampshire and north through Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
Windsor, Oxford, Brighton and Bournemouth are among the most popular places to visit for holidays in England, blending festivals, culture, history and breathtaking scenery.
The first mention of York by this name is dated to circa 95–104 AD as an address on a wooden stylus tablet from the Roman fortress of Vindolanda in Northumberland.
It is thought that Eboracum is derived from the Brythonic word Eborakon, a combination of eburos "yew-tree" (cf.