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West Sussex

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West Sussex
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Geography
Status:Ceremonial & Administrative County
Region:South East England
Area:
- Total
- Admin. council
Ranked 30th
1,991 km²
Ranked 27th
Admin HQ:Chichester
ISO 3166-2:GB-WSX
ONS code:45
NUTS 3:UKJ24
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
Ranked 27th
758,647
381 / km²
Ranked 9th
Ethnicity:96.6% White
1.7% S.Asian
Politics
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West Sussex County Council
http://www.westsussex.gov.uk/
Executive:Conservative
Members of Parliament
Peter Bottomley, Nick Gibb, Nick Herbert, Tim Loughton, Francis Maude, Laura Moffatt, Nicholas Soames, Andrew Tyrie
Districts
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  1. Worthing
  2. Arun
  3. Chichester
  4. Horsham
  5. Crawley
  6. Mid Sussex
  7. Adur

West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. The county of Sussex was divided into eastern and western administrative regions, with separate county councils in 1888 but it remained a single county until 1974 when the new counties of East Sussex and West Sussex were created and the Mid Sussex region (including Haywards Heath and East Grinstead) was transferred from East Sussex.

The highest point of the article is Black Down, at 280m/919ft. (GR SU919296)

Contents

Towns and villages

See the list of places in West Sussex.

Places of Interest

History

Main article: History of Sussex.

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