Wiltshire

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Wiltshire
EnglandWiltshire.png
Geography
Status Ceremonial & (smaller) Non-metropolitan county
Region: South West England
Area
- Total
- Admin. council
- Admin. area
Ranked 14th
2,165 miles² (3,485 km²)
Ranked 13th
2,022 miles² (3,255 km²)
Admin HQ: Trowbridge
ISO 3166-2: GB-WIL
ONS code: 46
NUTS 3: UKK15
Demographics
Population
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
Ranked 34th
630,700
181 / km²
Ranked 30th
446,700
Ethnicity: 97.5% White
Politics

Wiltshire County Council
http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/
Executive Conservative
Members of Parliament
Districts
  1. Salisbury
  2. West Wiltshire
  3. Kennet
  4. North Wiltshire
  5. Swindon (Unitary)

Wiltshire (short: Wilts) is an English county. It borders the counties of Hampshire, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire, and contains the unitary authority of Swindon. The county town is Trowbridge, in the west of the county at 51°19′11″N, 2°12′32″W. The county covers 858,931 acres (3476 km²)

Settlements[change | change source]

Notable towns and cities in Wiltshire are:

A full list of settlements is at List of places in Wiltshire.

Places of interest[change | change source]

Key
National Trust Owned by the National Trust
English Heritage Owned by English Heritage
Forestry Commission Owned by the Forestry Commission
Country Park A Country Park
Accessible open space An Accessible open space
Museum (free) Museum (free)
Museum Museum (charges entry fee)
Heritage railway Heritage railway
Historic house Historic House

Notable places of interest in Wiltshire are:

Notable areas of countryside in Wiltshire are:

Notable routes through Wiltshire are:

Other pages[change | change source]

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