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Coordinates: 54°20′02″N 1°25′44″W / 54.334°N 1.429°W / 54.334; -1.429

Hambleton District
Shown athin North Yorkshire
Shown athin North Yorkshire
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraIngland
RegionYorkshire an the Humber
Admeenistrative coontyNorth Yorkshire
Admeen. HQNorthallerton
 • TeepHambleton District Council
 • Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive:Conservative
 • MPs:Rishi Sunak,
Kevin Hollinrake
 • Total1311 km2 (506 sq mi)
Area rank14t
 (2011 est.)
 • Total90,500
 • RankRankit 265t
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (Breetish Simmer Time)
ONS code36UC (ONS)
E07000164 (GSS)
Ethnicity99.2% White

Hambleton is a local govrenment destrict o North Yorkshire, England. The main toun an admeenistrative centre is Northallerton, an includes the mercat touns an major veelages o Bedale, Thirsk, Great Ayton, Stokesley an Easingwold.

The district wis shapit bi the Local Govrenment Act 1972 on 1 Apryle 1974, as a merger o the urban destrict o Northallerton wi Bedale Rural District, Easingwold Rural District, Northallerton Rural District, an pairt o Thirsk Rural District, Stokesley Rural District an Croft Rural District, aw in the North Riding of Yorkshire.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

View o the Hambleton Hills an Cowesby

Hambleton covers a aurie o 1,311.17 km² maist o which, 1,254.90 km², is green space.[1] The destrict is namit efter the Hambleton Hills, pairt o the North York Moors Naitional Pairk, on the eastren edge o the destrict. This aurie is the subject o a naitional habitat protection scheme as airticulatit in the Unitit Kinrick's Biodiversity Action Plan.

Touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population Size
1. Northallerton
2. Thirsk
3. Bedale
4. Easingwold

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Firby Hall, Bedale
Cod Beck Weir, Thirsk

In 2007 Hambleton haed an estimatit population o 86,900 an increase o 3.2% on the population o 84,200 recordit in the 2001 UK census.[2] In the 2001 census 83% o respondents identifee'd their releegion as Christians abuin the naitional average for Ingland which wis 71.74%. Nae ither releegion accoontit for mair nor 0.2% o the population wi the next twa lairgest groups o respondents whaur those wi nae releegion, at 10.40%, an who did no state a releegion, at 6.14%.[3]

Energy policy[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Mey 2006, a report commissioned bi British Gas[4] showed that hoosin in Hambleton producit the 8t heichest average carbon emissions in the kintra at 7,242 kg o carbon dioxide per dwellin. Whilst this haes come unner some scrutiny, it is important tae remember that due tae the remote natur o the cooncils pairishes (Great Langton, Scorton etc.) carbon emissions are likely tae be heich.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. United Kingdom Census 2001 (2001). "Hambleton (Local Authority): Key Figures for Physical Environment". neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  2. Performance, Research & Intelligence Team Chief Executive's Group (2007). "Population Estimates 2007 Parish". Page 5. North Yorkshire County Council. Archived frae the original (pdf) on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 9 December 2008.
  3. United Kingdom Census 2001 (2001). "Hambleton (Local Authority)". neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2008.
  4. http://www.britishgasnews.co.uk/managed_content/files/pdf/greenCity.pdf Archived 2008-06-26 at the Wayback Machine britishgasnews.co.uk

Further readin[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Golisti K.O.M. (1998) Hambleton and it's History. Ashdown Products. ISBN 0952195054

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]