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Encyclopedia > East of England
East of England
East
East region shown within England
Geography
Status Region
Area
— Total
Ranked 2nd
19,120 km²
NUTS 1 UKH
Demographics
Population
— Total
— Density
Ranked 4th
5,388,140 (2001)
282/km² (2001)
Government
HQ Cambridge
Assembly
— Type
East of England
non-directly elected
European parliament East of England
Website

The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. It was created in 1994 and was adopted for statistics from 1999. It includes Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk and Suffolk. Image File history File links EnglandEastEngland. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... A list of United Kingdom nations (and English regions) by area: See also List of countries by area List of United Kingdom nations by population UK topics ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 10 km² (1000 hectares) and 100 km² (10,000 hectares). ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) is a geocode standard for referencing the administrative division of countries for statistical purposes. ... A list of United Kingdom nations (and English regions) by population as recorded by the 2001 Census: source: the 2001 census See also List of United Kingdom nations by area List of countries by population Population of England - historical population estimates National population register UK topics Categories: Demographics of the... Shown within Cambridgeshire Geography Status: City (1951) Region: East of England Admin. ... Regional Assembly is a title which has universally been adopted by the English bodies established as regional chambers under the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998. ... East of England region The East of England Regional Assembly is the regional assembly for the East of England region of the United Kingdom. ... East of England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... 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. ... For the city in Canada, see Peterborough, Ontario. ... Norfolk (pronounced IPA: ) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ...


Its population as of the 2001 census was 5,388,140. The area is mostly low-lying, and the highest point is an unnamed point near the hill of Ivinghoe Beacon, near Tring, reaching 817 feet. In winter Ivinghoe Beacon is a prominent hill and landmark in the Chiltern Hills. ... Map sources for Tring at grid reference SP924117 Tring is a small market town in the Chiltern Hills in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 13,000. ...

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Historical use

Before the creation of the East of England region there had been a smalller standard statistical region of East Anglia which did not include Essex, Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire. They had previously been included in the South East region. The East of England civil defence region shared the boundaries of the current region. Historical and alternative regions of England. ... Norfolk and Suffolk, the core area of East Anglia. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... Bedfordshire is a county in England and forms part of the East of England region. ... South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Historical and alternative regions of England. ...


Common use

In common usage the easterly parts of this area, have long been and, continue to be known as East Anglia. The areas closer to London are more commonly called part of the South East with Hertfordshire and Essex included in the "Home Counties". Norfolk and Suffolk, the core area of East Anglia. ... South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... The phrase Home Counties is used to designate the group of English counties which border or surround London. ...


Local government

The official region consists of the following subdivisions: The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ...

Map Ceremonial county Shire county / unitary Districts
Image:EnglandEastNumbered.png Essex 1. Thurrock
2. Southend-on-Sea
3. Essex Harlow, Epping Forest, Brentwood, Basildon, Castle Point, Rochford, Maldon, Chelmsford, Uttlesford, Braintree, Colchester,Tendring, Chelmsford
4. Hertfordshire Three Rivers, Watford, Hertsmere, Welwyn Hatfield, Broxbourne, East Hertfordshire, Stevenage, North Hertfordshire, St Albans, Dacorum
Bedfordshire 5. Luton
6. Bedfordshire Bedford, Mid Bedfordshire, South Bedfordshire
Cambridgeshire 7. Cambridgeshire Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Fenland, East Cambridgeshire
8. Peterborough
9. Norfolk Norwich, South Norfolk, Great Yarmouth, Broadland, North Norfolk, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Breckland
10. Suffolk Ipswich, Suffolk Coastal, Waveney, Mid Suffolk, Babergh, St Edmundsbury, Forest Heath

Image File history File links EnglandEastNumbered. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... Thurrock is a unitary authority with borough status in the East of England. ... Southend-on-Sea is a resort town in Essex, England. ... Harlow is a new town and local government district in Essex, England. ... Epping Forest is a local government district of the county of Essex, England. ... Brentwood is a local government district and borough in Essex in the East of England. ... The Basildon district is a local govenment district in Essex, England. ... See also: Castle Point (Hoboken) Castle Point is a local government district and borough in Essex, England. ... Rochford is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Maldon is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Chelmsford is a local government district and borough in Essex, England. ... Uttlesford is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Braintree is a local government district in the English county of Essex. ... Colchester is a local government district and borough in Essex, England, named for its main town, Colchester. ... Tendring is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Statistics Population: 110,000 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TL705065 Administration Borough: Chelmsford Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: East of England Post office and... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... Three Rivers is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England and is situated 27 km (17 miles) northwest of central London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ... Hertsmere is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire, England. ... Broxbourne is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... East Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Shown within Hertfordshire Geography Status: Borough Region: East of England Admin. ... North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... The City and District of St Albans is a local government district, in Hertfordshire, England. ... This is an article about The Borough of Dacorum. ... Bedfordshire is a county in England and forms part of the East of England region. ... Town crest Luton is a large town and local government district in England, located 51 km (32 miles) north of London. ... Bedford is a local government district and borough in the East of England. ... Mid Bedfordshire is a local government district in Bedfordshire, England. ... South Bedfordshire is a local government district in Bedfordshire, England. ... 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. ... Shown within Cambridgeshire Geography Status: City (1951) Region: East of England Admin. ... South Cambridgeshire is a mostly rural district of Cambridgeshire, England. ... Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a part of England around Huntingdon, which is currently administered as a local government district of Cambridgeshire. ... Fenland is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England. ... East Cambridgeshire is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England. ... For the city in Canada, see Peterborough, Ontario. ... Norfolk (pronounced IPA: ) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Shown within Norfolk Geography Status: City (1195) Government Region: East of England Administrative County: Norfolk Area: - Total Ranked 322nd 39. ... South Norfolk is a local government district in Norfolk, England. ... Statistics Population: 47,288 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TG5207 Administration District: Great Yarmouth Shire county: Norfolk Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Norfolk Historic county: Norfolk Services Police force: Norfolk Constabulary Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone Post... Broadland is a local government district in Norfolk, England, named for the Norfolk Broads. ... North Norfolk is a local government district in Norfolk, England. ... Kings Lynn and West Norfolk is a local government district and borough in Norfolk, England. ... The Breckland is a gorse covered sandy heath and unusual natural habitat that exists in North Suffolk and South Norfolk. ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ... Ipswich is a local government borough in Suffolk, England. ... Suffolk Coastal is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... Waveney is a local government district in Suffolk, England, named after the River Waveney. ... Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... Babergh is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... St Edmundsbury is a borough in Suffolk, England. ... Forest Heath is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ...

Regional assembly

An East of England Regional Assembly exists to co-ordinate the work of the local councils in the area and provides other functions. East of England region The East of England Regional Assembly is the regional assembly for the East of England region of the United Kingdom. ...


External links

  • Government's list of councils in the East of England
  • Statistics
  • Government Office for the East of England - GO-East
  • East of England Development Agency - EEDA
  • East of England Regional Assembly


 
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Districts of the East 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 The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... 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. ... Breckland District is a local government district in Norfolk, England. ... 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. ... Shown within Cambridgeshire Geography Status: City (1951) Region: East of England Admin. ... 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 new town and local government district in Essex, England. ... 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. ... Timber framed buildings in St Nicholas Street The Ancient House is decorated with a particularly fine example of pargeting Ipswich (pronounced Ip-Switch) is the county town of Suffolk and a non-metropolitan district in East Anglia, England on the estuary of the River Orwell. ... Kings Lynn and West Norfolk is a local government district and borough in Norfolk, England. ... Town crest Luton is a large town and local government district in England, located 51 km (32 miles) north of 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. ... Shown within Norfolk Geography Status: City (1195) Government Region: East of England Administrative County: Norfolk Area: - Total Ranked 322nd 39. ... For the city in Canada, see Peterborough, Ontario. ... 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. ... Shown within Hertfordshire Geography Status: Borough Region: East of England Admin. ... 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 with borough status in the East of England. ... Uttlesford is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England and is situated 27 km (17 miles) northwest of central London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ... Waveney is a local government district in Suffolk, England, named after the River Waveney. ... Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire, England. ...

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 and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... Norfolk (pronounced IPA: ) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ...


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