Bedfordshire

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Bedfordshire
map showing the location of Bedfordshire
Geography
Status Ceremonial & (smaller) Non-metropolitan county
Region East of England
Area
- Total
- Admin. council
- Admin. area
Ranked 41st
1,235 km2 (477 sq mi)
Ranked 34th
1,192 km2 (460 sq mi)
Admin HQ Bedford
ISO 3166-2 GB-BDF
ONS code 09
NUTS 3 UKH22
Demography
Population
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
Ranked 36th
582,600
472 /km2 (1,220 /sq mi)
Ranked 32nd
397,700
Ethnicity 86.3% White
8.3% S.Asian
2.9% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Bedfordshire County Council
http://www.bedfordshire.gov.uk/
Executive Conservative
Members of Parliament
Districts
  1. Bedford
  2. Mid Bedfordshire
  3. South Bedfordshire
  4. Luton (Unitary)

Bedfordshire is a county of England. Its county town is Bedford. It borders Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire (with the Borough of Milton Keynes) and Hertfordshire. The highest elevation point is 243 m (797 ft)[1] on Dunstable Downs in the Chilterns. The county motto is "Constant Be", which is taken from the hymn To Be A Pilgrim by John Bunyan.

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