Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. The county town is traditionally Nottingham, at , though the council is now based in West Bridgford (at a site facing Nottingham over the River Trent).
|Status||Ceremonial & (smaller) Non-metropolitan county|
- Admin. council
- Admin. area
2,160 km2 (830 sq mi)
2,085 km2 (805 sq mi)
|Admin HQ||West Bridgford|
- Total (2005 est.)
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
482/km2 (1,250/sq mi)
2.5% S. Asian
|Nottinghamshire County Council|
|Members of Parliament|
The districts of Nottinghamshire are Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood, and Rushcliffe. The City of Nottingham was administratively part of Nottinghamshire between 1974 and 1998 but is now a unitary authority, although it remains part of the county.
Settlements and communicationsEdit
The traditional county town, and the largest settlement in the historic and ceremonial county boundaries, is Nottingham. The City is now administratively independent, but suburbs including Arnold, Carlton, West Bridgford, Beeston and Stapleford are still within the administrative county and West Bridgford is now home of the county council.
Places of interestEdit
- Nottinghamshire County Council
- BBC Nottingham
- Nottinghamshire Indymedia
- Visit Nottinghamshire
- Nottinghamshire Police
- Flickr Nottingham A collaborative blog from the members of the Nottingham Flickr Group, covering the county as well as the city
- Nottingham Nightclub Guide
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