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Borough of King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Shown within For alternative meanings see: Norfolk (disambiguation) Norfolk (pronounced NOR-fk) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. It has borders with Lincolnshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest and with Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries... Norfolk
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The region (sometimes known as Government Office Region) is currently the highest level of local government in England. There are nine regions, each with a government office and a few associated institutions, including a Regional Development Agency (RDA). London is a special case because it has an elected mayor and... Region: 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... East of England
Admin. County: For alternative meanings see: Norfolk (disambiguation) Norfolk (pronounced NOR-fk) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. It has borders with Lincolnshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest and with Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries... Norfolk
This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. Article area (geometry) is more mathematical. Area is a quantity expressing the size of a region of space. Surface area refers to the summation of the areas of the exposed sides of an object. Units Units for measuring surface... Area:
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This is a list of districts of England ordered by area. The areas given are calculated from the Output Areas created for Census 2001 and made available on CD by the Office for National Statistics. [1] See also: List of English districts by population Over 1,000 km² 100 - 1... Ranked 8th
(Redirected from 1 E9 m2) 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. areas less than 1000 km² 1,000 km² is equal to: 1 E9 m² in... 1,428.76 Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. It is one of the SI derived units. 1 km² is equal to: the area of a square measuring 1 kilometre on each side 1 000 000 m2 100 hectares 0.386 102 square miles... km²
Admin. HQ: Kings Lynn is a medium-sized town in Norfolk, England on the River Great Ouse. It is part of the Kings Lynn and West Norfolk district. Originally named Bishops Lynn, the town was part of the manor of the Bishop of Norwich in the 12th century. When... King's Lynn
The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. Authorities, wards, and census areas The code is constructed top down from a 4 character code representing a unitary authority or administrative county & district, eg: Local... ONS code: 33UE
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In the most common sense of the word, a population is the collection of people—or organisms of a particular species—living in a given geographic area. Population is studied in a wide variety of ways and disciplines. In population dynamics, size, age and sex structure, mortality, reproductive... Population:
- Total ( 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated: International Year of Ecotourism and Mountains National Science Year in the United Kingdom Autism Awareness Year in the United Kingdom Events January Euro banknotes in circulation throughout the twelve countries of the European Union that... 2002 est.)
- For other meanings of density, see density (disambiguation) Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. The higher an objects density, the higher its mass per volume. The average density of an object equals its total mass divided by its total volume. A... Density
This is a list of districts of England ordered by population. The populations are 2002 mid-year estimates from the Office for National Statistics, using the unrounded figures published by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in the Entitlement Notification Reports for Revenue Support Grants [1]. See also: List... Ranked 124th
137,409
96 / km²
Ethnicity: 98.7% White
Politics
Arms of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council. From civicheraldry.co.uk, with permission. About the civic heraldry images... This work is copyrighted, and used with permission. The terms of the permission do not include third party use. It is believed that the uses made here are likely...
Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
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The United Kingdom is divided into four parts, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each has a different system of local government. Structure Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, These three parts each have a devolved assembly - the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly and the Northern Ireland Assembly respectively. These are not... Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: The new logo of the Conservative Party The Conservative Party is the largest centre right political party in the United Kingdom. It is descended from the Tory Party and its members are still commonly referred to as Tories. It votes with the European Peoples Party bloc in the European... Conservative
This is a list of MPs elected to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Third Parliament of the United Kingdom at the UK general election, 2001, arranged by constituency. New MPs elected since the general election and changes in party allegiance are noted at the bottom of the page... MPs: Henry Campbell Bellingham is an English politician and barrister. He is member of Parliament for Norfolk North West, and a member of the Tory Party. He lives within his constituency, in the village of Burnham Market. He first entered Parliament at the 1983 election, but lost it at the 1997... Henry Bellingham, The Right Honourable Gillian Shephard née Watts (born January 22, 1940) is an English Conservative politician, the member of Parliament for South West Norfolk, and a former Secretary of State. She was educated at Oxford University after which she became a school teacher and a member of Norfolk County... Gillian Shephard

King's Lynn and West Norfolk is a The Districts of England are the lowest level of local government in England except for civil parishes. England is first divided into governmental regions, then administrative counties. Counties are then subdivided into districts. Status Most districts can be categorised as London boroughs, metropolitan districts and non-metropolitan districts. Non-metropolitan... local government district and A borough is a political division originally used in England. The equivalent, burgh, was used in Scotland. Bury often ends towns names in the South of England, but -borough more often in the Midlands. _Bury is more common in Americas New England — but -burg in the American South... borough in For alternative meanings see: Norfolk (disambiguation) Norfolk (pronounced NOR-fk) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. It has borders with Lincolnshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest and with Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries... Norfolk, Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK... England. Its council is based in Kings Lynn is a medium-sized town in Norfolk, England on the River Great Ouse. It is part of the Kings Lynn and West Norfolk district. Originally named Bishops Lynn, the town was part of the manor of the Bishop of Norwich in the 12th century. When... King's Lynn.


The district was formed in 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). Events January-February January 5 - Dungeons & Dragons officially released. February 4 - Patricia Hearst, the 19 year old granddaughter of publisher William Randolph Hearst, is kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army February 7 - Grenada becomes independent from... 1974 by the merger of Kings Lynn is a medium-sized town in Norfolk, England on the River Great Ouse. It is part of the Kings Lynn and West Norfolk district. Originally named Bishops Lynn, the town was part of the manor of the Bishop of Norwich in the 12th century. When... King's Lynn, Hunstanton is a large seaside town in Norfolk, England, facing The Wash. The classification of Hunstanton as east coast makes the town unique in that it is the only east coast seaside resort in England where the sun can be seen to set over the sea. Hunstanton is also well... Hunstanton, Downham Market, also known simply as Downham, is a town in Norfolk, England, with a population of around 7,500 people. It lies on the River Great Ouse. Notable buildings in the town include its mediaeval parish church and Victorian clock tower, constructed in 1878. The town is also known... Downham Market In British and Irish local government, an urban district is a subdivision of a county that covers an urbanised area. Local government responsibilities are split between the local Urban District Council, and the county council. Urban districts are not boroughs and therefore do not have the right to appoint a... urban districts along with Docking Rural District, Downham Rural District, Freebridge Lynn Rural District and Marshland Rural District. The district was originally known as just West Norfolk, and adopted its present name in 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday. Events January-February January - Sarawak Chamber found January 1 - Greece enters the EEC January 1 - Palau becomes self-governing January 4 - Sheffield police arrests Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper January 10 Townsville International Airport opens (aus) January 16 - Protestant gunmen shoot and... 1981.



The Districts of England are the lowest level of local government in England except for civil parishes. England is first divided into governmental regions, then administrative counties. Counties are then subdivided into districts. Status Most districts can be categorised as London boroughs, metropolitan districts and non-metropolitan districts. Non-metropolitan... Districts of England - 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... East of England Large sized flag of England/St Georges Cross/State flag of Gurnsey, 1936-1985 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. Click on date to download the file or see the image uploaded on that date...

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This was merged with... Huntingdonshire | For other places and usages with this name, see Ipswich (disambiguation). Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk in East Anglia, England, and a local government district, on the estuary of the River Orwell. It was successively a Stone age, Iron age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon settlement known as Gippeswick... Ipswich | King's Lynn and West Norfolk | Luton is a town in England, located 50km north of central London and officially part of the East of England region. Luton is the home town of the Luton Town F.C. football club. Their nickname, The Hatters, dates back to when Luton had a substantial straw hat-making industry... Luton | Maldon is a local government district in Essex, England. Its council is based in the town of Maldon. Its other largest centre of population is Burnham-on-Crouch. There are 31 district councillors. It is part of the parliamentary constituency Maldon and East Chelmsford. Categories: Stub | Essex ... Maldon | Mid Bedfordshire is a local government district in Bedfordshire, England. The council has offices in Ampthill and Biggleswade. It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of Ampthill and Biggleswade urban district along with Biggleswade Rural District and most of Ampthill Rural District. Towns and Villages Ampthill Biggleswade... Mid Bedfordshire | Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council is based in Needham Market. The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Eye, Stowmarket urban district, Gipping Rural District, Hartismere Rural District and Thedwastre Rural District. Categories: Stub | Suffolk ... Mid Suffolk | North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. Its council is based in Letchworth. The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the amalgamation of the urban districts of Baldock, Hitchin, Letchworth, and Royston and the Hitchin Rural District. 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Its council is based in Long Stratton. South Norfolk is known for its traditional countryside, with postcard villages, thatched houses and traditional pubs, and Market towns such as Diss and Wymondham. Categories: Stub | Local government in Norfolk ... South Norfolk | Stevenage is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England, and is part of the London Commuter Belt. It is to the east of junction 7 of the A1 (M), and is between Letchworth to the north, and Welwyn Garden City to the south. Its population was 1,430 in 1801... Stevenage | Suffolk Coastal is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council is based in Woodbridge. Other towns include Felixstowe. Categories: Stub | Suffolk ... Suffolk Coastal | Tendring is a local government district in Essex, England. Its council is based in Clacton-on-Sea. Other places in the district include Frinton-on-Sea, Walton-on-the-Naze, Brightlingsea, and Harwich. Categories: Stub | Essex ... Tendring | Three Rivers is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. Its council is based in Rickmansworth. It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of Rickmansworth and Chorleywood urban districts with part of Watford Rural District. The three rivers of the name are the Chess, Gade and Colne... Three Rivers | Thurrock is a unitary authority in England. It lies on the River Thames just to the East of London. With over 18 miles (29 km) of riverfront it covers an area of 64 square miles (166 km²), with more than half defined as Green Belt. With Greater London to the... Thurrock | Uttlesford is a local government district in Essex, England. Its council is based in Saffron Walden. Its name is derived from the ancient Hundred of the same name. The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the borough of Saffron Walden, Dunmow Rural District and Saffron... Uttlesford | Watford is a town and district (styled as borough) in Hertfordshire, England about 20 miles northwest of the centre of London. Unlike most English districts, its council is led by a directly-elected mayor, currently Dorothy Thornhill. Watford is within the M25 motorway and practically part of the London urban... Watford | Waveney is a local government district in Suffolk, England. It is also the name of a river running through it - the River Waveney. Categories: UK geography stubs | Suffolk ... Waveney | Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire. Its comes from the two towns of Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield. Each of these towns have railway stations on the East Coast Main Line and being close to the A1 road. Set within the London Green Belt, the towns... Welwyn Hatfield

The division into counties is one of the larger divisions of England. Counties are usually divided into several districts, each with its own separate administration (districts may be called Boroughs in some cases). Counties which consist of only one district are more popularly called Unitary Authorities, because they do not... Administrative counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire is a county in England. Its county town is Bedford. It borders on the ceremonial counties of Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire (with Milton Keynes), and Hertfordshire. Luton was part of Bedfordshire until 1997, when it was made a unitary authority. However, it is still part of the Ceremonial County of... Bedfordshire - 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. The county town is Cambridge. Cambridgeshire today is the product of several local government unifications. In... Cambridgeshire - This article is about the county of Essex in England. For other places named Essex, see Essex (disambiguation). Essex is a county located northeast of London, part of the East of England region. As well as Greater London it borders on Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, and has a defined boundary... Essex - Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county, officially part of the East of England Government region. It is one of the Home Counties. Hertfordshire is located to the north of Greater London, and much of the county is part of the London commuter belt. To the... Hertfordshire - For alternative meanings see: Norfolk (disambiguation) Norfolk (pronounced NOR-fk) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. It has borders with Lincolnshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest and with Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries... Norfolk - This article is about the English county. For other uses, see Suffolk (disambiguation). Suffolk (pronounced suffuk) is a large, low-lying county in East Anglia in eastern England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south. The North Sea lies to... Suffolk


 
 

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