Cambridgeshire is a
county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to
the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the
south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. The
principal settlement is the city of Cambridge. Modern Cambridgeshire
was formed from the historic counties of Cambridgeshire and
Huntingdonshire, together with the Isle of Ely and the Soke of
Peterborough, it contains most of the region known as Silicon Fen.