Derbyshire

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Derbyshire
EnglandDerbyshire.png
Geography
Status Ceremonial & (smaller) Non-metropolitan county
Region East Midlands
Area
- Total
- Admin. council
- Admin. area
Ranked 21st
2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Ranked 20th
Admin HQ Matlock
ISO 3166-2 GB-DBY
ONS code 17
NUTS 3 UKF12/13
Demography
Population
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
Ranked 20th
981,200
373 /km2 (970 /sq mi)
Ranked 11th
747,500
Ethnicity 96.0% White
2.3% S.Asian
Politics
Derbyshire County Council
http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/
Executive Labour
Members of Parliament
Districts
Derbyshire Ceremonial Numbered.png
  1. High Peak
  2. Derbyshire Dales
  3. South Derbyshire
  4. Erewash
  5. Amber Valley
  6. North East Derbyshire
  7. Chesterfield
  8. Bolsover
  9. Derby (Unitary)

Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. A large part of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire. The northern part of Derbyshire overlaps with the Pennines, a famous chain of hills and mountains. The county contains part of the National Forest, and borders on Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Cheshire.

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