Berkshire

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Geography
Status Ceremonial and Non-metropolitan county (no county council)
Region South East England
Area
- Total
Ranked 40th
1,262 km2 (487 sq mi)
ONS code
NUTS 3 UKJ11
Demography
Population
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
Ranked 26th
812,200
643 /km2 (1,670 /sq mi)
Ethnicity 88.7% White
6.8% S.Asian
2.0% Afro-Carib.
Politics
No county council
Members of Parliament
Districts
  1. West Berkshire (Unitary)
  2. Reading (Unitary)
  3. Wokingham (Unitary)
  4. Bracknell Forest (Unitary)
  5. Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary)
  6. Slough (Unitary)

Berkshire is a county in the south of England (part of the UK). It is to the west of London. Its county town is named Reading. In the past, a town named Abingdon was the county town, but this town is now not in Berkshire.

Berkshire is also named Royal Berkshire.

Cities, towns and villages[change | change source]

The towns below are not part of Berkshire now, but were in the past.