Derbyshire

  • derbyshire
    ceremonial county
    flag of derbyshire
    flag
    motto: bene consulendo ("by wise deliberation")
    derbyshire within england
    coordinates: 53°8′n 1°36′w / 53°8′n 1°36′w / 53.133; -1.600england
    regioneast midlands
    establishedancient
    ceremonial county
    lord lieutenantwilliam tucker
    high sheriffwilliam cavendish, earl of burlington[1] (2019–2020)
    area2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
     • ranked21st of 48
    population (mid-2018 est.)1,053,316
     • ranked21st of 48
    density401/km2 (1,040/sq mi)
    ethnicity96.0% white
    2.3% s. asian
    1.7% black, mixed race or chinese
    non-metropolitan county
    county councilcoat of arms of derbyshire county council
    derbyshire county council
    executiveconservative
    admin hqmatlock
    area2,547 km2 (983 sq mi)
     • ranked16th of 26
    population796,142
     • ranked11th of 26
    density313/km2 (810/sq mi)
    iso 3166-2gb-dby
    ons code17
    gss codee10000007
    derbyshire.gov.uk
    derbyshire numbered districts.svg
    districts of derbyshire
    unitary county council area
    districts
    1. high peak
    2. derbyshire dales
    3. south derbyshire
    4. erewash
    5. amber valley
    6. north east derbyshire
    7. chesterfield
    8. bolsover
    9. city of derby
    members of parliamentlist of mps
    policederbyshire constabulary
    time zonegreenwich mean time (utc)
     • summer (dst)british summer time (utc+1)

    derbyshire (ɪər/) is a county in the east midlands of england. a substantial portion of the peak district national park lies within derbyshire, containing the southern extremity of the pennine range of hills which extend into the north of the county. the county contains part of the national forest, and borders on greater manchester to the northwest, west yorkshire to the north, south yorkshire to the northeast, nottinghamshire to the east, leicestershire to the southeast, staffordshire to the west and southwest and cheshire also to the west. kinder scout, at 636 metres (2,087 ft), is the highest point in the county, whilst trent meadows, where the river trent leaves derbyshire, is its lowest point at 27 metres (89 ft).[2]:1[3] the river derwent is the county's longest river at 66 miles (106 km), and runs roughly north to south through the county.[4] in 2003 the ordnance survey placed church flatts farm at coton in the elms (near swadlincote) as the furthest point from the sea in great britain.[5][6]

    the city of derby is a unitary authority area, but remains part of the ceremonial county of derbyshire. the non-metropolitan county contains 30 towns with between 10,000 and 100,000 inhabitants. there is a large amount of sparsely populated agricultural upland: 75% of the population live in 25% of the area.[citation needed]

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Derbyshire
Ceremonial County
Flag of Derbyshire
Flag
Motto: Bene consulendo ("By wise deliberation")
Derbyshire within England
Coordinates: 53°8′N 1°36′W / 53°8′N 1°36′W / 53.133; -1.600England
RegionEast Midlands
EstablishedAncient
Ceremonial county
Lord LieutenantWilliam Tucker
High SheriffWilliam Cavendish, Earl of Burlington[1] (2019–2020)
Area2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
 • Ranked21st of 48
Population (mid-2018 est.)1,053,316
 • Ranked21st of 48
Density401/km2 (1,040/sq mi)
Ethnicity96.0% White
2.3% S. Asian
1.7% Black, Mixed Race or Chinese
Non-metropolitan county
County councilCoat of arms of Derbyshire County Council
Derbyshire County Council
ExecutiveConservative
Admin HQMatlock
Area2,547 km2 (983 sq mi)
 • Ranked16th of 26
Population796,142
 • Ranked11th of 26
Density313/km2 (810/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2GB-DBY
ONS code17
GSS codeE10000007
derbyshire.gov.uk
Derbyshire numbered districts.svg
Districts of Derbyshire
Unitary County council area
Districts
  1. High Peak
  2. Derbyshire Dales
  3. South Derbyshire
  4. Erewash
  5. Amber Valley
  6. North East Derbyshire
  7. Chesterfield
  8. Bolsover
  9. City of Derby
Members of ParliamentList of MPs
PoliceDerbyshire Constabulary
Time zoneGreenwich Mean Time (UTC)
 • Summer (DST)British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Derbyshire (ɪər/) is a county in the East Midlands of England. A substantial portion of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire, containing the southern extremity of the Pennine range of hills which extend into the north of the county. The county contains part of the National Forest, and borders on Greater Manchester to the northwest, West Yorkshire to the north, South Yorkshire to the northeast, Nottinghamshire to the east, Leicestershire to the southeast, Staffordshire to the west and southwest and Cheshire also to the west. Kinder Scout, at 636 metres (2,087 ft), is the highest point in the county, whilst Trent Meadows, where the River Trent leaves Derbyshire, is its lowest point at 27 metres (89 ft).[2]:1[3] The River Derwent is the county's longest river at 66 miles (106 km), and runs roughly north to south through the county.[4] In 2003 the Ordnance Survey placed Church Flatts Farm at Coton in the Elms (near Swadlincote) as the furthest point from the sea in Great Britain.[5][6]

The city of Derby is a unitary authority area, but remains part of the ceremonial county of Derbyshire. The non-metropolitan county contains 30 towns with between 10,000 and 100,000 inhabitants. There is a large amount of sparsely populated agricultural upland: 75% of the population live in 25% of the area.[citation needed]

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Derbyshire
Ænglisc: Dēorabyscīr
العربية: ديربيشاير
aragonés: Derbyshire
asturianu: Derbyshire
Bân-lâm-gú: Derbyshire
беларуская: Дэрбішыр
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Дэрбішыр
български: Дарбишър
brezhoneg: Derbyshire
català: Derbyshire
čeština: Derbyshire
Cymraeg: Swydd Derby
dansk: Derbyshire
Deutsch: Derbyshire
eesti: Derbyshire
Ελληνικά: Ντέρμπισαϊρ
español: Derbyshire
Esperanto: Derbyshire
euskara: Derbyshire
فارسی: داربی‌شر
français: Derbyshire
Frysk: Derbyshire
Gaeilge: Derbyshire
Gaelg: Derbyshire
galego: Derbyshire
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Derbyshire
한국어: 더비셔주
हिन्दी: डर्बीशायर
Bahasa Indonesia: Derbyshire
interlingua: Derbyshire
íslenska: Derbyshire
italiano: Derbyshire
עברית: דרבישייר
kernowek: Derbyshire
latviešu: Dārbišīra
Lëtzebuergesch: Derbyshire
lietuvių: Derbišyras
magyar: Derbyshire
Mirandés: Derbyshire
Nederlands: Derbyshire
Nordfriisk: Derbyshire
norsk: Derbyshire
norsk nynorsk: Derbyshire
occitan: Derbyshire
پنجابی: ڈربیشائر
polski: Derbyshire
português: Derbyshire
română: Derbyshire
русский: Дербишир
Scots: Derbyshire
Simple English: Derbyshire
slovenčina: Derbyshire
српски / srpski: Дарбишир
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Derbyshire
suomi: Derbyshire
svenska: Derbyshire
тоҷикӣ: Дербишир
Türkçe: Derbyshire
українська: Дербішир
Tiếng Việt: Derbyshire
Volapük: Derbyshire
Winaray: Derbyshire
吴语: 德比郡
ייִדיש: דארבישיר
粵語: 打比郡
中文: 德比郡