Swindon was established during the invasion saxonne the United Kingdom. The name Swindon is perhaps taken Saxon words swine (pig) and dun (hill).
At the time of the Industrial revolution, the size of Swindon quickly increased thanks to the additions of the channel Wiltshire-Berkshire and parks it of Swindon which belongs to the Great Western Railway
The size of Swindon is about 40km and remains with ()
Cities nearest: Calne, Chippenham, Wootton Bassett, Cirencester, Cricklade, Highworth, Marlborough
Swindon has a climate with the relatively fresh summers (18°C on average), of the soft winters (6°C on average) with frequent rains in any season and a time changing, but with weaker rains on the coasts and some points of temperature in the middle of the winter or the summer.
Company and Tourism
More the large companies in Swindon are Honda and BMW, the manufacturers of cars; Motorola, the cell phone maker; Nationwide Building Society, a service company financial and W H Smiths which has a distribution center in Swindon.
Swindon has a team of foot called Swindon Town which plays in the 2nd division of England, and Swindon Wildcats, a team of Hockey.
Swindon conceals a crossroads five ways (“Magic Roundabout”) not to miss: five small roundabouts imbricated at each exit of large gyratory in the center in opposite direction - very particular!
There are almost 300,000 inhabitants in the area around Swindon.
Swindon is twinned with
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