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What is the population of Ipswich? 10 stats you may need to know about Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 13:48 27 January 2015 | UPDATED: 13:48 27 January 2015

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There are more than 700,000 people in Suffolk, with around 130,000 of those living in the county town.

Find out more about the county here with our 10 stats you may need to know.

Population of Ipswich: 133,400

Length of A14: 127 miles

Year ITFC won the FA Cup: 1978

Size of Ipswich: 15.22 square miles

Century Ipswich/Gippeswyk was founded: 7th Century

Number of times ITFC has faced Norwich City: 139 times

Number of Parliamentary constituencies in Suffolk: 7

Size of Suffolk: 1,466 square miles

Population of Suffolk: 730,100

Year Cardinal Wolsey was born: 1473

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