Coonty Durham

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For ither uises, see Durham Coonty (disambiguation).
County Durham Flag.svg

Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Ingland
Region North East Ingland
Oreegin Historic
Ceremonial coonty
Area [convert: needs a number]
 • Rankit o 48
 • Rankit o 48
Density [convert: needs a number]
Ethnicity 98.6% White
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)
 • Simmer (DST) Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)

Coonty Durham /ˈdʌrəm/ is a ceremonial coonty[1] an (smawer) unitary destrict in north east Ingland. The coonty toun is Durham. The lairgest dounset in the ceremonial coonty (in its awn unitary Borough) is the toun o Darlington.[2] The coonty haes a mixtur o minin an fermin heritage, as well as a hivy railwa industry, pairticularity in the soothwast o the coonty in Darlington, Shildon an Stockton. Its economy wis historically based on coal an iron minin.[3] It is an aurie o regeneration an promotit as a tourist destination.

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  1. Boundary Commission for England (2007). Mapping for the Non-metropolitan Counties and Unitary Authorities; fifth periodical report. Boundary Commission for England. ISBN 0-10-170322-8. 
  2. John Marius Wilson, Durham, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Retrieved 30 November 2007.
  3. Durham County Council - History and Heritage of County Durham. Retrieved 30 November 2007.

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