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Southampton is the south of England and is part of the county of Hampshire.The city lies within the Isle of Wight, at the very top of the bay Southampton Water which stretches from the English Channel. Near the site of Southampton is meeting the rivers Test and itches. Southampton is the largest town in Hampshire with a population of almost 250 000 (2008).
Southampton’s history dates back to Roman times, which still is evidence of the old city in the form of remnants of the Roman city walls. The city has long been an important port and was injured during the 2 World War II. This meant that large parts of the city was destroyed, but several historic buildings survived, including the Museum Medieval Merchants House from the 1200s. Southampton is also a modern city that can offer good shopping opportunities, arranged tours of the center, boating on the lake and a host of lush parks, some of which originate from the Middle Ages.
Southampton Airport is only 7 km from the city center and is the 20th largest airport in the UK.