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East of England

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East of England
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Area
 - Total
2nd in England
19,120 km²
Population
 - Total (2001)
 - Density
4th in England
5,388,140
282/km²
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East of England is one of the official regions of England. Its population as of the 2001 census was 5,388,140. It was created in the late 1990s by combining the counties of Essex, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, which had previously been included in the official South East region, with the traditional region of East Anglia. The new regions are not yet widely understood or used by the general public, and the "East of England" as an administrative concept is not widely familiar to the public, which is more likely to understand the traditional designations of East Anglia and the South East.

  1. Thurrock
  2. Southend-on-Sea
  3. Essex
  4. Hertfordshire
  5. Luton
  6. Bedfordshire
  7. Cambridgeshire
  8. Peterborough
  9. Norfolk
  10. Suffolk

It was originally defined as consisting of counties of Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. The above list includes the unitary authorities carved out of those counties in the local government reorganisation of the 1990s.

The area is mostly low-lying, and the highest point is an unnamed point near the hill of Ivinghoe Beacon, near Tring, reaching 245 metres.

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Districts of England - East of England Flag of England

Babergh | Basildon | Bedford | Braintree | Breckland | Brentwood | Broadland | Broxbourne | Cambridge | Castle Point | Chelmsford | Colchester | Dacorum | East Cambridgeshire | East Hertfordshire | Epping Forest | Fenland | Forest Heath | Great Yarmouth | Harlow | Hertsmere | Huntingdonshire | Ipswich | King's Lynn and West Norfolk | Luton | Maldon | Mid Bedfordshire | Mid Suffolk | North Hertfordshire | North Norfolk | Norwich | Peterborough | Rochford | St Albans | St Edmundsbury | South Bedfordshire | South Cambridgeshire | Southend-on-Sea | South Norfolk | Stevenage | Suffolk Coastal | Tendring | Three Rivers | Thurrock | Uttlesford | Watford | Waveney | Welwyn Hatfield

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk

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