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Norfolk

For alternative meanings see: Norfolk (disambiguation)
Norfolk
Geography
Status: Ceremonial & Administrative County
Region: East of England
Area:
- Total
- Admin. council
Ranked 5th
5,371 km²
Ranked 5th
Admin HQ: Norwich
: GB-NFK
ONS code: 33
NUTS 3: UKH13
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2002 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
Ranked 26th
802,766
150 / km²
Ranked 8th
Ethnicity: 98.5% White
Politics

Norfolk County Council
http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/
Executive: Conservative
Members of Parliament
Richard Bacon, Henry Bellingham, Charles Clarke, Ian Gibson, Norman Lamb, Gillian Shephard, Keith Simpson, Tony Wright
Districts
  1. Norwich
  2. South Norfolk
  3. Great Yarmouth
  4. Broadland
  5. North Norfolk
  6. King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  7. Breckland

Norfolk (pronounced 'norfock') is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. It has borders with Lincolnshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest and with Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea coast, including The Wash. The Angles, for whom East Anglia and England itself are named, settled in this area in the 5th century and later became the "north folk" and the "south folk," hence, "Norfolk" and Suffolk."

The regional capital of Norfolk is the city of Norwich. Other large towns include King's Lynn and Great Yarmouth.

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