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The Red Rose o Lancaster is the coonty flouer o Lancashire, an a common seembol for the coonty.
Lancashire athin Ingland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraIngland
RegionNorth Wast Ingland
Establishedc. 1182[1]
Ceremonial coonty
Area3,079 km2 (1,189 sq mi)
 • Rankit17t o 48
Population (2011 est.)1,449,300
 • Rankit8t o 48
Density471/km2 (1,220/sq mi)
Ethnicity89.7% White Breetish
6.0% S. Asie
2.1% Ither White
0.9% Mixed
0.7% E. Asie an Ither
0.5% Black
2005 Estimates
Non-metropolitan coonty
Coonty cooncil
Lancashire County Council
Admin HQPreston
Aurie2,903 km2 (1,121 sq mi)
 • Rankit16t o 27
 • Rankit4t o 27
Density403/km2 (1,040/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2GB-LAN
ONS code30

Destricts o Lancashire
  1. West Lancashire
  2. Chorley
  3. South Ribble
  4. Fylde
  5. City of Preston
  6. Wyre
  7. City of Lancaster
  8. Ribble Valley
  9. Pendle
  10. Burnley
  11. Rossendale
  12. Hyndburn
  13. Blackpool (Unitar)
  14. Blackburn with Darwen (Unitar)
Members o Pairlament
Time zoneGreenwich Mean Time (UTC)
 • Simmer (DST)Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)

Lancashire (/[unsupported input]ˈlæŋkəʃər/ or, less commonly, /ˈlæŋkəʃɪər/) is a non-metropolitan coonty o historic oreegin in the North Wast o Ingland. It takes its name frae the ceety o Lancaster, an is whiles kent as the Coonty o Lancaster.[2] Awtho Lancaster is still considered tae be the coonty toun, Lancashire Coonty Cooncil is based in Preston. Lancashire is whiles referred tae bi the abbreviation Lancs, as oreeginally uised bi the Royal Mail. The population o the coonty is 1,449,700. Fowk frae the coonty are kent as Lancastrians.

Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Lancashire: county history". The High Sheriff's Association of England and Wales. 2010. Archived frae the original on 4 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. Vision of Britain – Lancashire

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