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  Reference for Ceremonial counties of England - Search.com
The ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England.
This led to a resurrection of a distinction between the local government counties and the ceremonial or geographic counties used for Lieutenancy, and also to the adoption of the term 'ceremonial counties', which although not used in statute was used in the House of Commons prior to the arrangements coming into effect.
The Association of British Counties, a traditional counties lobbying group, have suggested that the ceremonial counties could be restored to their ancient boundaries, or as near as is practicable.
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 England - Search View - MSN Encarta
England occupies all of the island east of Wales and south of Scotland, another country and division of the United Kingdom.
England is very roughly triangular in shape, with its apex at the mouth of the River Tweed on the north-eastern border with Scotland.
The soils of England vary from the thin, often acidic, soils of the highlands, such as in the uplands of the Pennines and the moors of the south-west peninsula, to the rich loams of East Anglia.
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 England - MSN Encarta
England is also well represented in the World Heritage list of sites and buildings considered to be of worldwide significance.
For ceremonial and related purposes these unitary authorities will be encompassed, in the case of Avon and Humberside, within the pre-1974 county boundaries of Somerset or Gloucestershire, or Durham and North Yorkshire, or Lincolnshire or East Riding of Yorkshire, which have been resurrected for these purposes.
The two main changes were the abolition of the county of Berkshire (and the formation of six unitary authorities in its place) and the return to pre-1974 boundaries in Hereford and Worcester with the creation of Herefordshire unitary authority (Worcestershire remains a county).
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 England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
England is named after the Angles (Old English genitive case, "Engla" — hence, Old English "Engla Land"), the largest of a number of Germanic tribes who settled in England in the fifth and sixth centuries, who are believed to have originated in the peninsula of Angeln, in modern-day northern Germany.
The Norman conquest of England was the conquest of the Kingdom of England by William the Conqueror (Duke of Normandy), in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings and the subsequent Norman control of England.
The list of England's largest cities is much debated because in English the normal meaning of city is "a continuously built-up urban area"; these are hard to define and various other definitions are preferred by some people to boost the ranking of their own city.
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 England - Netencyclo encyclopedia : England
England shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west and elsewhere is bordered by the North Sea, Irish Sea, Celtic Sea, Bristol Channel and English Channel.
England is named after the Angles, the largest of the Germanic tribes who settled in England in the 5th and 6th centuries, and who are believed to have originated in the peninsula of Angeln, in what is now Denmark and northern Germany.
Since these historical county lines were drawn up before the Industrial Revolution and the mass urbanisation of England, the changes in the distribution of population and the demands on local administration resulting from those developments have led to a series of local government reorganisations since the latter part of the 19th century.
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List of Chancellors of the University of Cambridge
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List of chorale harmonisations by Johann Sebastian Bach
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 Reference for List of English cities by population - Search.com
The populations are 2001 census figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), using the Key Statistics for Urban Areas figures, that attempt to divorce the populations of towns and cities from the Local Authority district(s) that they are contained within.
These figures are not the population of City Councils, for these see List of English districts by population.
The population given is for the administrative area of Greater London (that is the 32 London Boroughs and London only and not the entire Greater London Urban Area identified by the ONS) as this would include places like Watford and Woking which are distinct and separate towns.
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 ipedia.com: England Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
England, as a significant political entity, ceased to exist with the Act of Union with the Kingdom of Scotland in 1707, which created the Kingdom of Great Britain.
England comprises most of the southern two-thirds of the island of Great Britain, plus offshore islands of which the largest is the Isle of Wight.
England is both the most populous and the most ethnically diverse nation in the United Kingdom with around 49 million inhabitants, of which roughly a tenth are from non-White ethnic groups.
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 Lincolnshire, England's Cities, Towns, Villages and Settlements
Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the East Midlands of England.
The ceremonial county of Lincolnshire (composed of the administrative county of Lincolnshire, plus the unitary authorities of North Lincolnshire and North-East Lincolnshire) is the second largest of the English counties and one that is predominantly agricultural in character.
Lincolnshire is relatively unusual in the composition of its population, being one of the least ethnically diverse counties of the United Kingdom (98.5 percent of the population describe themselves as "white").
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 England - encyclopedia article - Citizendium
England is also credited with being the birthplace of many pop-culture movements such as britpop, glam rock, drum and bass, grindcore, progressive rock, punk, shoegazing, acid house and UK Garage.
England has many early cathedrals, most notably York Minster (1080), Durham Cathedral (1093) and Salisbury Cathedral (1220), In 1536, the Church was split from Rome over the issue of the divorce of King Henry VIII from Catherine of Aragon.
England is home to the oldest existing schools in the English speaking world: The King's School, Canterbury and The King's School, Rochester, believed to be founded in the sixth and seventh century respectively.
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 BBC - h2g2 - England
BNatural Resources The soils of England vary from the thin, often acidic, soils of the highlands, such as in the uplands of the Pennines and the moors of the south-west peninsula, to the rich loams of East Anglia.
For ceremonial and related purposes these unitary authorities will be encompassed, in the case of Avon and Humberside, within the pre-1974 county boundaries of Somerset or Gloucestershire, or Lincolnshire or Yorkshire, which have been resurrected for these purposes.
A decision on the ceremonial county boundaries for the unitary authorities of former Cleveland had still to be made by mid-1996.
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 List of non-metropolitan counties of England by population... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the Union, England (including Wales) retained its separate legal identity since the continuance of the separate Scottish legal system was enshrined in the Articles of the Treaty of Union.
There has not been a Government of England since 1707, when the Acts of Union 1707, putting into effect the terms of the Treaty of Union that had been agreed the previous year, joined the Kingdom of England with the Kingdom of Scotland to form the united Kingdom of Great Britain.
Prior to this, England was ruled by a monarch and the Parliament of England.
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The highest point of the county is Chrishall Common near the village of Langley near the Hertfordshire border, which reaches 147m/482ft.
The pattern of settlement in the county is diverse.
To the north of the Green Belt, with the exception of major towns such as Chelmsford, the county is rural, with many small towns, villages and hamlets largely built in the traditional materials of timber and brick, with clay tile or thatched roofs.
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 Bristol Hotel Company Business Information, Profile, and History
With a population of 400,000, and metropolitan area of 550,000, it is England's sixth, and the United Kingdom's ninth, most populous city, and one of England's core cities.
The county was expanded to include suburbs such as Clifton in 1835, and it was named a county borough in 1889, when the term was first introduced.
In 2004 the Office for National Statistics estimated the county's population at 393,900, making it the 47th-largest ceremonial county in England.See List of ceremonial counties of England by population Using Census 2001 data the ONS estimated the contiguous built-up area to be 420,556,Office for National Statistics, Census 2001.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
The monarch is formally head of state, a role which is mainly ceremonial, since executive power is exercised by the cabinet ministers, with the prime minister acting as the first among equals (primus inter pares).
Copenhagen County comprise the municipalities in metropolitan Copenhagen, except Copenhagen Municipality and Frederiksberg Municipality.
The majority of the population is of Scandinavian descent, with small groups of Inuit (from Greenland), Faroese, and immigrants.
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The population of London in the last years of Elizabeth was estimated at 145,000.
They have but little connection with the crafts or trades whose names they bear, but they meet for social and ceremonial purposes, and for the administration of their charities, for many of them are very wealthy and contribute largely to benevolent objects, technical instruction and the like.
The County of London consists of twenty-eight boroughs, each of which is ruled by a mayor and corporation -- Battersea; Bermondsey; Bethnal Green; Camberwell; Chelsea; Deptford; Finsbury; Fulham; Greenwich; Hackney; Hammersmith; Hampstead; Holborn; Islington; Kensington; Lambeth; Lewisham; Paddington; Poplar; St. Marylebone; St. Pancras; Shoreditch; Southwark; Stepney; Stoke Newington; Wandsworth; Westminster, City of; Woolwich.
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In 1373 Edward III of England proclaimed "that the said town of Bristol withall be a County by itself and called the county of Bristol for ever", but maps usually instead show it as part of Gloucestershire, and as the city spilled south of the river, it took the county with it.
Renewed growth came with the 17th Century rise of England's American colonies and the rapid 18th Century expansion of England's part in the Atlantic trade in Africans taken for slavery in the Americas.
Despite being hilly, Bristol is one of the prominent cycling cities of England, and is home to the national cycle campaigning group Sustrans.
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County governments everywhere have already expanded beyond the confines of their county lines, pooling resources and sharing assets with neighboring counties.
Last year the New England Journal of Medicine reported that 1 in 5 critical care nurses admit to having hastened the death of the terminally ill! I believe the percentage is much higher.
Population Control is a central issue of Agenda 21 and it's Sustainable Development, which is the official policy of the U.N. and our Federal government.
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 Great Britain Economic & Trade Digest
A list of all the counties in the UK including those in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
An alternative list of counties also known as ceremonial counties has also been provided.
We have listed them here, but it is worth noting that these are the 'official' cities, and city status in the UK is not related to the size of the settlement or its population.
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List of UK place names with royal patronage
List of political parties in the United Kingdom
Lists of country-related topics - similar lists for other countries
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
The flight was intended as a display of powered flight, but when the engine was not ready in time, Pilcher used a team of horses to pull the glider into the air.
July, first commercial cargo carried by an aircraft, a case of electric lamps, from Shoreham to Hove in England.
May 6, fire destroys the Zeppelin LZ 129 "Hindenburg" as it was docking at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey, ending intercontinental airship navigation.
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 England - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
England was formed as a country during the 10th century and takes its name from the Angles — one of a number of Germanic tribes who settled in the territory during the 5th and 6th centuries.
England is home to some of the finest mediaeval castles and forts in the world (see Castles in England), including Warwick Castle, the Tower of London and Windsor Castle (the largest inhabited castle in the world and, dating back to the time of William the Conqueror, it is the oldest in continuous occupation).
England, during the nineteenth century, was the location of the codification of a number of modern sports, including association and rugby football (both the union and league codes in rugby football), cricket, tennis and badminton.
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 By England's Aid
From the first the people of England would gladly have joined in the fray, and made common cause with their co-religionists; but the queen and her counsellors had been restrained by weighty considerations from embarking in such a struggle.
Thus, then, whatever the private sentiments of Elizabeth and her counsellors, they shrank from engaging England in a life and death struggle with the greatest power of the time; though as the struggle went on the queen's sympathy with the people of the Netherlands was more and more openly shown.
They had the list of all the houses in which the men of the company were quartered; and as the heavy roar of cannon had brought every one to their doors to hear what was going on, the company were in a very short time assembled.
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 2005 - England County Tours
We also found that in both counties the mosques were formerly churches that had been bought by Islam and turned into mosques.
While that in itself may not be significant-----our county coordinator for the county of Warwickshire said the shield or crest of Warwickshire meant hidden treasures (and perhaps hidden treasure of darkness).
This county shares much of the same things Berkshire is known for including the place of the Knights of the Round Table.
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 In Britain Index 1970-2006
English cities with population more than 175000 48/1/87
Coach tours South England 27/11/83 32/4/86 39/4/87 21/4/89
Museums/Bank of England Museum 34/11/92 48/8/94 7/7/00 46/4/01
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