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Motto: "Multum in parvo"
("Muckle in little")
Rutland within Ingland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraIngland
RegionEast Midlands
Ceremonial coonty
Area382 km2 (147 sq mi)
 • Rankit45t o 48
Population (2011 est.)38,600
 • Rankit47t o 48
Density101/km2 (260/sq mi)
Ethnicity98.1% White
Unitar authority
CooncilRutland Coonty Cooncil
Admin HQOakham
Aurie381.5 km2 (147.3 sq mi)
 • Rankit105t o 326
 • Rankit323rd o 326
Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2GB-RUT
ONS code00FP
GSS codeE06000017
Members o PairlamentAlan Duncan (C)
Time zoneGreenwich Mean Time (UTC)
 • Simmer (DST)Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)

Rutland (/[unsupported input]ˈrʌtlənd/) is a landlocked coonty in central Ingland, bundit on the wast an north bi Leicestershire, northeast bi Lincolnshire an sootheast bi Peterborough (a unitary authority ceremonially in Cambridgeshire) an Northamptonshire.

Its greatest lenth north tae sooth is anerlie 18 mile (29.0 km), greatest breadth east tae wast, 17 mile (27.4 km). It is the smawest (in terms o population) normal unitary authority in mainland Ingland (anerlie the Ceety o Lunnon is smawer in terms o aurie), an is 348t o the 354 destricts in terms o population. It is the smawest historic Inglis coonty, leadin tae the adoption o the Laitin motto Multum In Parvo or "Hintle in little" bi the coonty cooncil in 1950. Amang modren ceremonial coonties the Isle o Wight, Ceety o Lunnon an Ceety o Bristol are aw smawer. The umwhile Coonty o Lunnon, in existence 1889 tae 1965, an aa haed a smawer aurie.

The anerlie touns in Rutland are Oakham, the coonty toun, an Uppingham. At the centre o the coonty is the muckle airtificial reservoir, Rutland Water, wi a seemilar surface aurie tae Windermere. It is an important natur reserve servin as an owerwinterin steid for wildfowl an a breedin steid for ospreys. The toun o Stamford is juist ower the mairch in a protrudin pairt o Lincolnshire.

Rutland's aulder cottages are biggit frae limestane or ironstane an mony hae ruifs o Collyweston stane slate or thatch.