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Lincolnshire

ceremonial county in the east of England (use Q21269047 for administrative non-metropolitan county)

Coordinates: 53°4′N 0°11′W / 53.067°N 0.183°W / 53.067; -0.183

Lincolnshire (/ˈlɪŋkənʃər/ or /ˈlɪŋkənʃɪər/; abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the east of England. It borders Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire, and (for just 19 metres or 20 yd, England's shortest county boundary) Northamptonshire. Its county town is the ancient city of Lincoln.

Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Flag
Flag
Motto of County Council: Land and God
Lincolnshire within England
Geography
Status Ceremonial and (smaller) non-metropolitan county
Region East Midlands
Yorkshire and the Humber (North Lincolnshire &
North East Lincolnshire)
Area
- Total
- Admin. council
- Admin. area
Ranked 2nd
6,959 km2 (2,687 sq mi)
Ranked 4th
5,921 km2 (2,286 sq mi)
Admin HQLincoln
ISO 3166-2GB-LIN
ONS code 32
NUTS 3 UKF30
Demography
Population
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
Ranked 18th
993,300
143/km2 (370/sq mi)
Ranked 15th
678,700
Ethnicity 98.5% White
Politics

Lincolnshire County Council
http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/
ExecutiveConservative
Members of Parliament
Districts
Lincolnshire Ceremonial Numbered.png
  1. Lincoln
  2. North Kesteven
  3. South Kesteven
  4. South Holland
  5. Boston
  6. East Lindsey
  7. West Lindsey
  8. North Lincolnshire (Unitary)
  9. North East Lincolnshire (Unitary)

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