Hampshire

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Hampshire
EnglandHampshire.png
Geography
Status Ceremonial & (smaller) Non-metropolitan county
Region: South East England
Area
- Total
- Admin. council
- Admin. area
Ranked 9th
3,769 km²
Ranked 8th
3,679 km²
Admin HQ: Winchester
ISO 3166-2: GB-HAM
ONS code: 24
NUTS 3: UKJ33
Demographics
Population
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
Ranked 5th
1,671,000
443 / km²
Ranked 3rd
1,259,400
Ethnicity: 96.7% White
1.3% S. Asian
0.8% Mixed
1.2% Other
Politics
Hampshire County Council
http://www.hants.gov.uk/hcc/
Executive Conservative
Members of Parliament
Districts
Hampshire Ceremonial Numbered.png
  1. Gosport
  2. Fareham
  3. Winchester
  4. Havant
  5. East Hampshire
  6. Hart
  7. Rushmoor
  8. Basingstoke and Deane
  9. Test Valley
  10. Eastleigh
  11. New Forest
  12. Southampton (Unitary)
  13. Portsmouth (Unitary)

Hampshire is a county in the south of the UK. The county has an area of 1,455 square miles (3,769 km²). At its widest points, the county is approximately 55 miles (90 km) east-west and 40 miles (65 km) north-south. The county town is Winchester. About 1.6 million people live in Hampshire.

Winchester Cathedral