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Nottinghamshire

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Nottinghamshire
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Geography
Status:Ceremonial & (smaller) Administrative County
Region:East Midlands
Area:
- Total
- Admin. council
- Admin. area
Ranked 27th
2,160 km²
Ranked 24th
2,085 km²
Admin HQ:Nottingham
ISO 3166-2:GB-NTT
ONS code:37
NUTS 3:UKF15/16
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
Ranked 17th
1,029,293
477 / km²
Ranked 10th
755,430
Ethnicity:94.1% White
2.5% S.Asian
1.5% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Nottinghamshire County Council
http://www.nottscc.gov.uk/
Executive:Labour
Members of Parliament

Graham Allen, Kenneth Clarke, Vernon Coaker, John Heppell, Geoff Hoon, John Mann, Alan Meale, Patrick Mercer, Nick Palmer, Alan Simpson, Paddy Tipping

Districts
Image:Nottinghamshire_Ceremonial_Numbered.png
  1. Rushcliffe
  2. Broxtowe
  3. Ashfield
  4. Gedling
  5. Newark and Sherwood
  6. Mansfield
  7. Bassetlaw
  8. Nottingham (Unitary)

Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire.

The districts of Nottinghamshire are Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood, and Rushcliffe. The City of Nottingham was part of Nottinghamshire until 1998 but is now a Unitary authority; it remains part of the ceremonial county.

Nottinghamshire is famous for its involvement with the legend of Robin Hood. This is also the reason for the amount of tourists who visit places like Sherwood Forest, City of Nottingham and the surrounding villages in Sherwood Forest.

Over half the population live in the conurbation of Greater Nottingham which also spreads into Derbyshire. The conurbation has a population of about 650,000.

The highest point of the county is Newtonwood Lane, GR SK456605, at 204m/669ft.

Settlements

This is a list of the main towns in Nottinghamshire, for a full list of settlements see list of places in Nottinghamshire.

Places of interest


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