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

status Ceremonial and Administrative County
First mention 1011 (as Hamtunscire )

Ceremonial county

Administrative county
Administrative authority Northamptonshire County Council
Administrative headquarters Northampton
ISO-3166-2 GB-NTH
surface 2,364 km²
Residents 747.622
was standing June 30, 2018
ONS code 34
GSS code E10000021
NUTS code UKF24 and UKF25

! Districts /! Unitary Authorities
  1. South Northamptonshire
  2. Northampton
  3. Daventry
  4. Wellingborough
  5. Kettering
  6. Corby
  7. East Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire [ nɔːθæmptənʃə ] (abbreviated Northants ) is a county ( County ) in Central England . Northamptonshire borders with Warwickshire , Leicestershire , Rutland , Cambridgeshire (with Peterborough ), Bedfordshire , Buckinghamshire (with Milton Keynes ), Oxfordshire and with a very short border (19 meters) with Lincolnshire . The administrative headquarters are in Northampton .

The Soke of Peterborough was formerly part of Northamptonshire.

Cities and towns


Priory Church in Canons Ashby

Web links

Commons : Northamptonshire  - 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

Coordinates: 52 ° 18 ′  N , 0 ° 51 ′  W