Lancashire

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Lancashire
Coonty
The Red Rose o Lancaster is the coonty flouer o Lancashire, an a common seembol for the coonty.
Lancashire athin Ingland
Lancashire in Ingland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Ingland
Region North Wast Ingland
Established c. 1182[1]
Ceremonial coonty
Aurie 3,079 km2 (1,189 sq mi)
 • Rankit 17t o 48
Population (2011 est.) 1,449,300
 • Rankit 8t o 48
Densitie 471/km2 (1,220/sq mi)
Ethnicity 89.7% 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 county
Coonty cooncil Coat of arms of Lancashire County Council.png
Lancashire County Council
http://www.lancashire.gov.uk
Executive Conservative
Admeen HQ Preston
Aurie 2,903 km2 (1,121 sq mi)
 • Rankit 16t o 27
Population 1,169,300
 • Rankit 4t o 27
Densitie 403/km2 (1,040/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2 GB-LAN
ONS code 30
NUTS UKD43
Lancashire Ceremonial Numbered.png
Destricts o Lancashire
Destricts
  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 zone GMT (UTC)
 • Summer (DST) BST (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 sometimes kent as the Coonty o Lancaster.[2] Although Lancaster is still considered tae be the coonty toun, Lancashire Coonty Cooncil is based in Preston. Lancashire is sometimes 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. Retrieved 30 December 2015. 
  2. Vision of Britain – Lancashire

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