Flintshire

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County of Flintshire
Sir y Fflint
Wales Flintshire locator map.svg
Geography
Aurie
- Total
- % Water
Rankit 12t
438 km²
? %
Admin HQ Mold
ONS code 00NJ
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2010 est.)
- Densitie
 
Rankit 6th
149,700
Rankit 11th
342 / km²
Ethnicity 97.8% White
1.0% Sooth Asie
Welsh leid
- Ony skills
Rankit 12t
21.4%
Politics
Flintshire County Council

http://www.flintshire.gov.uk/
Control TBA (council NOC)
MPs
AMs
MEPs Wales

Flintshire (Welsh: Sir y Fflint) is a coonty in north-east Wales. It is namit efter the historic coonty o Flintshire, which haed notably different borders. The coonty is govrened bi Flintshire County Council.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The current admeenistrative aurie o Flintshire (a unitary authority) came intae existence in 1996, when the umwhile admeenistrative coonty o Clwyd wis split intae three smawer auries. The principal aurie wis formit bi the merger o the Alyn and Deeside an Delyn destricts. In terms o pre-1974 divisions, the aurie comprises

The destrict o Rhuddlan, which wis formit entirely frae the admeenistrative coonty o Flintshire wis includit in the new Denbighshire insteid an aw. Ither pairts o the pre-1974 admeenistrative Flintshire tae be excludit frae the principal aurie are the Maelor Rural Destrict an the parish o Marford an Hoseley, which became pairt o the Wrexham Maelor destrict in 1974 an are nou pairt o Wrexham Coonty Burgh.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

See Leet o places in Flintshire for a leet o touns an veelages.

Flintshire borders Denbighshire, Wrexham an the Inglis coonty o Cheshire.

Industry[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pairts o Flintshire hae major manufacturin industries. Amangst these are a vera advancit Toyota plant that manufacturs ingines, a TATA steelwirks an Shotton Paper, an Airbus, makkin the wings for the A330 an the A380 at Broughton.

There are daily flichts of the Airbus Beluga transport aircraft o Airbus wings frae Broughton for the smawer aircraft. The wings for the A380, which are too lairge tae be transportit bi air uise a multi-modal transport uisin Flintshire's roads, the River Dee an the port o Mostyn, in Flintshire an aw.

Flintshire is kent for its internet companies an aw, the lairgest an matst well kent being Moneysupermarket.com based in Ewloe.

Fairtrade[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 19 November 2004, Flintshire wis grantit Fairtrade Coonty status.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Flintshire Local Education Authority manages 75 primary schuils, 3 special schuils an 12 heich schuils.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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