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Encyclopedia > Breckland (district)
Breckland District
Breckland
Shown within Norfolk
Geography
Status: District
Region: East of England
Admin. County: Norfolk
Area:
- Total
Ranked 12th
1,305.12 km²
Admin. HQ: Dereham
ONS code: 33UB
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2004 est.)
- Density
Ranked 151st
125,400
96 / km²
Ethnicity: 98.5% White
Politics
Breckland District Council
http://www.breckland.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Conservative
MPs: Christopher Fraser, Keith Simpson

Breckland District is a local government district in Norfolk, England. Its council is based in East Dereham. Image File history File links map File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Norfolk (pronounced IPA: /nÉ”:fÉ™k/) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... The region (also known as Government Office region) is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity in England. ... East of England is one of the official regions of England. ... Norfolk (pronounced IPA: /nÉ”:fÉ™k/) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a list of districts of England ordered by area. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Dereham, also known as East Dereham, is a town in Norfolk, England. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This is a list of districts of England ordered by population. ... The United Kingdom is divided into four parts, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... Christopher James Fraser (born 25 October 1962) is a United Kingdom politician. ... Keith Robert Simpson (born 29 March 1949) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Non-metropolitan districts (usually just called Districts) are local government sub-divisions of English Counties. ... Norfolk (pronounced IPA: /nÉ”:fÉ™k/) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Map sources for East Dereham at grid reference TF9812 East Dereham, also known simply as Dereham, is a town (population 15659) in Norfolk, England. ...


It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Thetford, East Dereham Urban District, Swaffham Urban District, Wayland Rural District, Mitford and Launditch Rural District, and Swaffham Rural District. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ...


Breckland District derives its name from the Breckland landscape region, a gorse covered sandy heath of south Norfolk and north Suffolk. The term Breckland is ancient, and is found as early as the 13th century in the form Brakelond. The Breckland is a gorse covered sandy heath and unusual natural habitat that exists in North Suffolk and South Norfolk. ... Species Ulex argenteus Ulex boivinii Ulex borgiae Ulex cantabricus Ulex densus Ulex europaeus - Common Gorse Ulex gallii - Western Gorse Ulex genistoides Ulex micranthus Ulex minor - Dwarf Gorse Ulex parviflorus Ref: ILDIS Version 6. ... Patterns in the sand Sand is an example of a class of materials called granular matter. ... Heaths are anthropogenic habitats found primarily in northern and western Europe, where they have been created by thousands of years of human clearance of natural forest vegetation by grazing and burning on mainly infertile acidic soils. ... Suffolk (pronounced SUF-fk) is a large traditional and administrative county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ...




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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 The Districts of England are the lowest level of local government in England, except for civil parishes. ... East of England is one of the official regions of England. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Babergh is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... The Basildon district is a local govenment district in Essex, England. ... Bedford is a local government district and borough in the East of England. ... Braintree is a local government district in the English county of Essex. ... Brentwood is a local government district and borough in Essex in the East of England. ... Broadland is a local government district in Norfolk, England, named for the Norfolk Broads. ... Broxbourne is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... Map of the Cambridgeshire area (1904) The city of Cambridge is an old English university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire. ... See also: Castle Point (Hoboken) Castle Point is a local government district and borough in Essex, England. ... Chelmsford is a local government district and borough in Essex, England. ... Colchester is a local government district and borough in Essex, England, named for its main town, Colchester. ... This is an article about The Borough of Dacorum. ... East Cambridgeshire is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England. ... East Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Epping Forest is a local government district of the county of Essex, England. ... Fenland is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England. ... Forest Heath is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... Great Yarmouth is a local government district with borough status in Norfolk, England. ... Harlow is a local government district and new town in Essex, United Kingdom. ... Hertsmere is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a part of England around Huntingdon, which is currently administered as a local government district of Cambridgeshire. ... For other places and usages with this name, see Ipswich (disambiguation). ... Kings Lynn and West Norfolk is a local government district and borough in Norfolk, England. ... Luton is a town and local government district in England, located 50km north of central London. ... Maldon is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Mid Bedfordshire is a local government district in Bedfordshire, England. ... Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... North Norfolk is a local government district in Norfolk, England. ... Norwich (pronounced variously Norritch or Norridge) is a city in East Anglia, in Eastern England, and the regional administrative centre and county town of Norfolk. ... Peterborough is a cathedral city and unitary authority in the East of England. ... Rochford is a local government district in Essex, England. ... The City and District of St Albans is a local government district, in Hertfordshire, England. ... St Edmundsbury is a borough in Suffolk, England. ... South Bedfordshire is a local government district in Bedfordshire, England. ... South Cambridgeshire is a mostly rural district of Cambridgeshire, England. ... Southend-on-Sea is a resort town in Essex, England. ... South Norfolk is a local government district in Norfolk, England. ... Stevenage is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Suffolk Coastal is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... Tendring is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Three Rivers is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Thurrock is a unitary authority in England. ... Uttlesford is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Watford is a town and district (styled as a borough due to the historical charter granted by Henry VIII) located 15. ... Waveney is a local government district in Suffolk, England, named after the River Waveney. ... Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire. ...

Counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Bedfordshire is a county in England and forms part of the East of England region. ... Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom, officially part of the East of England Government region. ... For alternative meanings see: Norfolk (disambiguation) Norfolk (pronounced NOR-fk) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Suffolk (pronounced SUF-fk) is a large traditional and administrative county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ...


 
 

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