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Bodmin is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated in the centre of the county southwest of Bodmin Moor. The extent of the civil parish corresponds fairly closely to that of the town so is mostly urban in character. It is bordered to the east by Cardinham parish, to the southeast by Lanhydrock parish, to the southwest and west by Lanivet parish, and to the north by Helland parish.
Bodmin has a population of over 12,000. Buildings of interest include the former Shire Hall, now a tourist information centre, the Bodmin Gaol, a historic and semi ruined prison, and the Regimental Barracks of the now defunct Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, now a regimental museum.
The Bodmin Beacon Local Nature Reserve is the hill overlooking the town. The reserve has 83 acres (33.6 ha) of public land and at its highest point it reaches 162 metres with the distinctive landmark at the summit.
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The above information was obtained from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodmin