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Motto: "Floreat Salopia"
("Mey Shropshire flourish")
Shropshire within Ingland
Coordinates: 52°37′N 2°43′W / 52.617°N 2.717°W / 52.617; -2.717Coordinates: 52°37′N 2°43′W / 52.617°N 2.717°W / 52.617; -2.717
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraIngland
RegionWast Midlands
Ceremonial coonty
Laird LieutenantAlgernon Eustace Heber-Percy
Heich ShirraRhoderick M Swire [1] (2018/19)
Area3,487 km2 (1,346 sq mi)
 • Rankit13t o 48
Population (2011 est.)456,000
 • Rankit42nt o 48
Density131/km2 (340/sq mi)
EthnicityFigures for Shropshire UA:[2]
93.8% White, Breetish
1.9% White, ither
1.5% S. Asie
0.9% Mixed
0.6% White, Erse
0.6% Black
Unitar authority
CooncilShropshire Council
Admin HQShrewsbury
Aurie3,197 km2 (1,234 sq mi)
 • Rankit4t o 326
 • Rankit33rd o 326
Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2GB-SHR
ONS code00GG
GSS codeE06000051

Destricts o Shropshire
  1. Shropshire
  2. Telford and Wrekin
Members o PairlamentLeet o MPs
PolisWest Mercia Police
Time zoneGreenwich Mean Time (UTC)
 • Simmer (DST)Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)

Shropshire (/[unsupported input]ˈʃrɒpʃər/ or /ˈʃrɒpʃɪər/; alternatively Salop;[3] abbreviated, in print only, Shrops[4]) is a coonty in the Wast Midlands region o Ingland. It borders Wales tae the wast, Cheshire tae the north, Staffordshire tae the east, Worcestershire tae the sooth-east an Herefordshire tae the sooth. A unitary authority (Shropshire Council) wis creatit on 1 Aprile 2009, takkin ower frae the previous coonty cooncil an 5 destrict cooncils, an covers maist o the coonty. The burgh o Telford an Wrekin, includit in Shropshire for ceremonial purposes, haes been a separate unitary authority syne 1998.[5]

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  1. "No. 62229". The London Gazette. 15 Mairch 2018. pp. 4814–4814.
  2. Rogers, Simon (19 Mey 2011). "Ethnic breakdown of England and Wales mapped". The Guardian.
  3. Blandings: English Counties – broken link
  4. SHROPS – What does SHROPS stand for? Acronyms and abbreviations by the Free Online Dictionary. Acronyms.thefreedictionary.com. Retrieved on 25 August 2011.
  5. statics.gov website[deid airtin]

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