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Derby is a city in the East Midlands. As of the 2011 census, it had a population of 248,700.
Derby is credited as being the location were the Industrial Revolution began. The city was the site of the first fully mechanized factory in the world (Lombe's Mill), which was constructed in 1721.
Today, Derby is home to the UK's only train manufacturer (Derby Litchurch Lane Works - formerly known as Derby Carriage and Wagon Works), and the world's second largest aero-engine manufacturer (Rolls-Royce). Additionally, the automobile manufacturer Toyota has their UK base of operations just to South of the city at Burnaston.
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