West Sussex

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West Sussex county
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Country United Kingdom
Part of the country England
region South East England

status Ceremonial and Administrative County

Ceremonial county

Administrative county
founded 1888
out West Sussex
by Local Government Act 1888
Administrative authority West Sussex County Council
Administrative headquarters Chichester
ISO-3166-2 GB-WSX
surface 1,991 km²
Residents 858.852
was standing June 30, 2018
ONS code 45
GSS code E10000032
NUTS code UKJ24
Website www.westsussex.gov.uk

! Districts /! Unitary Authorities
  1. Worthing
  2. Arun
  3. Chichester
  4. Horsham
  5. Crawley
  6. Mid Sussex
  7. Adur

West Sussex is a county in southern England . It borders on East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove ), Hampshire and Surrey . The traditional county of Sussex was divided into two administrative areas with their own main towns as early as 1888. Sussex remained a separate ceremonial county until 1974, when East Sussex and West Sussex each received their own Lord Lieutenants . West Sussex's administrative headquarters are in Chichester .

towns and places


Web links

Commons : West Sussex  - Collection of images, videos and audio files
Wikivoyage: West Sussex  Travel Guide

Individual evidence

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

Coordinates: 50 ° 57 ′  N , 0 ° 25 ′  W