South East England

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South East England Region

South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. It was created in 1994. It includes Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex.

Its population as of the 2001 census was 8,000,550, making it the most populous English region. The highest point is Walbury Hill in Berkshire at 297m/974 ft. The major urban areas of the region include Brighton and Hove, Portsmouth, Southampton, and Reading. Settlements closer to London are part of the Greater London Urban Area.

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The official region consists of the following subdivisions:

Ceremonial county County/ unitary Districts
Berkshire West Berkshire
Reading
Wokingham
Bracknell Forest
Windsor and Maidenhead
Slough
Buckinghamshire Buckinghamshire South Bucks, Chiltern, Wycombe, Aylesbury Vale
Milton Keynes
East Sussex East Sussex Hastings, Rother, Wealden, Eastbourne, Lewes
Brighton & Hove
Hampshire Hampshire Gosport, Fareham, Winchester, Havant, East Hampshire, Hart, Rushmoor, Basingstoke and Deane, Test Valley, Eastleigh, New Forest
Southampton
Portsmouth
Isle of Wight
Kent Kent Dartford, Gravesham, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Malling, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, Swale, Ashford, Shepway, Canterbury, Dover, Thanet
Medway
Oxfordshire Oxford, Cherwell, South Oxfordshire, Vale of White Horse, West Oxfordshire
Surrey Spelthorne, Runnymede, Surrey Heath, Woking, Elmbridge, Guildford, Waverley, Mole Valley, Epsom and Ewell, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge
West Sussex Worthing, Arun, Chichester, Horsham, Crawley, Mid Sussex, Adur

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