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In recent decades, the economy of York has moved from being dominated by its confectionery and railway-related industries to one that provides services.The University of York and health services have become major employers, whilst tourism has become an important element of the local economy.) is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.The municipality is the traditional county town of the historic county of Yorkshire to which it gives its name.
The city offers a wealth of historic attractions, of which York Minster is the most prominent, and a variety of cultural and sporting activities making it a popular tourist destination for millions.
The first mention of York by this name is dated to circa 95–104 AD as an address on a wooden stylus tablet from the Roman fortress of Vindolanda in Northumberland.
It is thought that Eboracum is derived from the Brythonic word Eborakon, a combination of eburos "yew-tree" (cf.
Initially the rebellion was successful but upon the arrival of William the Conqueror the rebellion was put down.
William at once built a wooden fortress on a motte.