North Yorkshire

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North Yorkshire county

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Country United Kingdom
Part of the country England
region Yorkshire and the Humber (parts of North East England )

status Ceremonial and Administrative County

Ceremonial county
surface 8,654 km²
Residents 1,158,816
was standing June 30, 2018

Administrative county
founded 1974
out most of the North Riding of Yorkshire and York and parts of the East and West Riding of Yorkshire
by Local Government Act 1972
Administrative authority North Yorkshire County Council
Administrative headquarters Northallerton
ISO-3166-2 GB-NYK
surface 8,038 km²
Residents 614.505
was standing June 30, 2018
ONS code 36
GSS code E10000023
NUTS code UKE22

! Districts /! Unitary Authorities
North Yorkshire Ceremonial Numbered.png
  1. Selby
  2. Harrogate
  3. Craven
  4. Richmondshire
  5. Hambleton
  6. Ryedale
  7. Scarborough
  8. York
  9. Redcar and Cleveland
  10. Middlesbrough
  11. Stockton-on-teas

North Yorkshire [ ˌnɔːθjɔːkʃə ] is a county in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in England . It is divided into the districts of Craven , Hambleton , Harrogate , Richmondshire , Ryedale , Scarborough and Selby .

North Yorkshire is home to two of England and Wales ' eleven national parks , namely the North York Moors National Park and most of the Yorkshire Dales .

The county was established in 1974 and covers the greater part of the North Riding of Yorkshire , the northern half of the West Riding of Yorkshire and the northern and eastern borders of the East Riding of Yorkshire . The city of York became a Unitary Authority independent of North Yorkshire in 1996 ; since then Middlesbrough , Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees south of the River Tees have also been part of North Yorkshire for ceremonial purposes. They were previously part of Cleveland County from 1974 to 1996 , before that they were part of the North Riding.

North Yorkshire is bordered by East Riding of Yorkshire , South Yorkshire , West Yorkshire , Lancashire , Cumbria, and County Durham .

towns and places


Web links

Commons : North Yorkshire  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

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