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Encyclopedia > South Bedfordshire
South Bedfordshire District

Shown within Bedfordshire
Status: District
Region: East of England
Admin. County: Bedfordshire
- Total
Ranked 182nd
212.82 kmē
Admin. HQ: Dunstable
ONS code: 09UE
- Total (2002 est.)
- Density
Ranked 177th
533 / kmē
Ethnicity: 96.9% White
1.0% S.Asian
South Bedfordshire District Council
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Conservative
MPs: Margaret Moran, Andrew Selous

South Bedfordshire is a local government district in Bedfordshire, England. Its main towns are Dunstable, Houghton Regis and Leighton Buzzard

It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the borough of Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard urban district, and part of Luton Rural District, and Ampthill Rural.

Districts of England - 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

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk

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Bedfordshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (488 words)
However, it remains part of the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, with a single Lord Lieutenant representing the sovereign throughout this entire area.
Bedfordshire was historically divided into the nine hundreds: Barford, Biggleswade, Clifton, Flitt, Manshead, Redbournestoke, Stodden, Willey, Wixamtree, along with the liberty and borough of Bedford.
Most of Bedfordshire's rocks are clays and sandstones from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, with some limestone.
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