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Hampshire
The flag of Hampshire
Flag o Hampshire
Hampshire athin England
Geography
Status Ceremonial an (smawer) nan-metropolitan coonty
Region: Sooth East Ingland
Aurie
- Total
- Admin. council
- Admin. aurie
Rankit 9t
3,769 km² (1,455 sq mi)
Rankit 8t
3,679 km² (1,420 sq mi)
Admin HQ: Winchester
Coonty Flouer: Tudor Rose
ISO 3166-2: GB-HAM
ONS code: 24
NUTS 3: UKJ33
Demographics
Population
- Total (2011 est.)
- Density
- Admin. cooncil
- Admin. pop.
Rankit 5t
1,743,700
463 /km2 (1,200 /sq mi)
Ranked 3rd
1,296,900
Ethnicity: 96.7% White
1.3% S. Asian
0.8% Mixed
1.2% Other
Politics
Hampshire County Council
http://www.hampshire.gov.uk
Executive Conservative
Members o Parliament
Destricts
Hampshire Ceremonial Numbered.png
  1. Gosport
  2. Fareham
  3. Winchester
  4. Havant
  5. East Hampshire
  6. Hart
  7. Rushmoor
  8. Basingstoke an Deane
  9. Test Valley
  10. Eastleigh
  11. New Forest
  12. Soothampton (Unitary)
  13. Portsmouth (Unitary)

Hampshire (Listeni/ˈhæmpʃɪər/ or /ˈhæmpʃər/; abbreviatit Hants) is a coonty on the soothren coast o Ingland in the Unitit Kinrick. The coonty toun o Hampshire is Winchester, the umwhile caipital ceety o Ingland. Hampshire is the maist populous ceremonial coonty in the Unitit Kinrick an if excludin newly formit metropolitan coonties such as the Wast Midlands, Hampshire wad be the maist populous coonty in the whole o the Unitit Kinrick. Hampshire is notable for hoosin the birthplaces o the Ryal Navy, Breetish Airmy, an Ryal Air Force. The ceremonial coonty borders Dorset tae the wast, Wiltshire tae the north-west, Berkshire tae the north, Surrey tae the north-east, an Wast Sussex tae the east. The soothren boondary is the coastline o the Inglis Channel an the Solent, facin the Isle o Wight.

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