Preston is situated on the Ribble River in Lancashire in England.
The city covers an area of 54.9 square miles and has a population of 132,000 people, most of whom are Christians. The northern part of the city is rural but the southern part is well developed and urbanized.
The city is expanding its commercial areas and includes several shopping complexes along with the existing museums, parks, bowling alleys and other amenities.
The city has a humid climate and recorded the highest total rainfall of 32 mm in five minutes in July 2006. The city is home to one of the largest travel companies in the UK and has a well developed financial sector as well.
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