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Essex county
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Country United Kingdom
Part of the country England
region East of England

status Ceremonial and Administrative County

Ceremonial county
surface 3,670 km²
Residents 1,832,752
was standing June 30, 2018

Administrative county
Administrative headquarters Chelmsford
ISO-3166-2 GB-ESS
surface 3,465 km²
Residents 1,477,764
was standing June 30, 2018
ONS code 22nd
GSS code E10000012
NUTS code UKH31 to UKH37

! Districts /! Unitary Authorities
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  1. Harlow
  2. Epping Forest
  3. Brentwood
  4. Basildon
  5. Castle Point
  6. Rochford
  7. Maldon
  8. Chelmsford
  9. Uttlesford
  10. Braintree
  11. Colchester
  12. Tendring
  13. Thurrock
  14. Southend-on-Sea

Essex [ ˈɛsɪks ] ( Old English Eastseaxe = "East Saxony") is a county in England , northeast of London . It belongs to the East of England administrative region . The county’s capital is Chelmsford . The cultural center of Colchester to the north is home to the University of Essex , which is internationally known for its social and economic sciences.

The name goes back to the Kingdom of Essex (East Saxony; see also Middlesex , Sussex and Wessex ).


Airports: London Stansted Airport

Sister cities and regions

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Mid 2018 Estimates of the population for the UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Coordinates: 51 ° 47 '  N , 0 ° 35'  E