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Derbyshire county
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Country United Kingdom
Part of the country England
region East Midlands

status Ceremonial and Administrative County
First mention 1048

Ceremonial county
surface 2,625 km²
Residents 1,053,316
was standing June 30, 2018

Administrative county
Administrative headquarters Matlock
ISO-3166-2 GB-DBY
surface 2,547 km²
Residents 796.142
was standing June 30, 2018
ONS code 17th
GSS code E10000007
NUTS code UKF12, UKF13

! Districts /! Unitary Authorities
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

Derbyshire [ ˈdɑːbɪʃə ] is a county in the East Midlands of England .


Countryside at Haddon Hall in Derbyshire

The county is located in a mountainous landscape. Most of the Peak District National Park is within Derbyshire. The northern part of the county overlaps with the Pennines , a famous range of hills and mountains. The county is part of the National Forest and borders the counties and areas of Greater Manchester , West Yorkshire , South Yorkshire , Nottinghamshire , Leicestershire , Staffordshire and Cheshire .

In addition to the County Council in Matlock, there are eight District Councils in the individual counties. Despite the urbanization in 13 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 inhabitants, large parts of the area are rural: 75% of the population inhabit 25% of the area of ​​the country.

The city of Derby was part of the county until 1998, but is now an autonomous urban district ( Unitary Authority ).

Cities and towns



The World Toe Wrestling Championship has been held in Derbyshire every year since the 1970s .

Web links

Commons : Derbyshire  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Mid 2018 Estimates of the population for the UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
  2. ^ Off the socks: World Toe Wrestling Championship , on, June 19, 2015. Accessed May 27, 2019.

Coordinates: 53 ° 8 ′  N , 1 ° 34 ′  W