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Leicestershire
County Flag of Leicestershire.png
Flag
Motto o Coonty Cooncil: For'ard, For'ard
Leicestershire within England
Geography
Status Ceremonial an (smawer) nan-metropolitan coonty
Region East Midlands
Aurie
- Total
- Admeen. cooncil
- Admin. aurie
Rankit 28t
2,156 km2 (832 sq mi)
Rankit 20t
2,083 km2 (804 sq mi)
Admin HQ Glenfield
ISO 3166-2 GB-LEC
ONS code 31
NUTS 3 UKF22
Demography
Population
- Total (2011 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
Rankit 21st
955,300
443/km2 (1,150/sq mi)
Ranked 16t
648,700
Ethnicity 85.0% White
11.9% S.Asian
1.2% Black British
1.5% Mixed Race
Politics
Arms of Leicestershire County Council
Leicestershire County Council
http://www.leics.gov.uk/
Executive Conservative
Members o Parliament
Destricts
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  1. Charnwood
  2. Melton
  3. Harborough
  4. Oadby an Wigston
  5. Blaby
  6. Hinckley an Bosworth
  7. North Wast Leicestershire
  8. Leicester (Unitary)

Leicestershire (Listeni/ˈlɛstəʃɪər/ or /ˈlɛstərʃər/; abbreviation Leics.) is a landlockit coonty in the Inglis Midlands. It takes its name frae the Ceety o Leicester, traditionally its admeenistrative centre, although the Ceety o Leicester unitary authority is the day admeenistered separately frae the rest o Leicestershire. The coonty borders Derbyshire tae the north-wast, Nottinghamshire tae the north, Rutland tae the east, Warwickshire tae the sooth-wast, Staffordshire tae the wast, Lincolnshire tae the north-east, an Northamptonshire tae the sooth-east. The border wi Warwickshire is Watling Street (the A5).

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