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March 2020: West Norfolk

Welcome to West Norfolk, a truly special place of unspoilt charm and natural beauty, where tranquillity and relaxation are the order of the day.

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Population of Major Cities in the UK

Name of PlaceName of Urban AreaMajor local
government area
Population
LondonGreater LondonGreater London (county) 6,904,6007,926,000
BirminghamWest MidlandsBirmingham (city) 1,009,000
Dudley, 305,000
Walsall 263,000
Wolverhampton 248,000, Solihull, 201,000
2,360,000
ManchesterGreater ManchesterManchester (city) 435,000
Stockport 289,000
Bolton 264,000
Salford 230,000
Oldham 220,000
Rochdale 206,000
2,337,000
GlasgowCentral ClydesdaleGlasgow (city) 684,000
Motherwell 144,000
Paisley 84,000
Hamilton 52,000
1,648,000
LeedsWest YorkshireLeeds (city) 772,000
Bradford (city) 478,000
1,581,000
Newcastle upon TyneTynesideNewcastle (city) 203,000797,000
LiverpoolLiverpoolLiverpool (city) 479,000690,000
SheffieldSheffieldSheffield (city) 531,000673,000
NottinghamNottinghamNottingham (city) 283,000631,000
BristolBristolBristol (city) 397,000568,000
EdinburghEdinburghEdinburgh (city) 439,000527,000
BrightonBrighton Worthing LittlehamptonBrighton (town) 155,000495,000
PortsmouthPortsmouthPortsmouth (city) 190,000476,000
BelfastBelfastBelfast (city) 288,000437,000
LeicesterLeicesterLeicester (city) 285,000423,000
Stoke-on-TrentThe PotteriesStoke-on-Trent (city) 253,000389,000
MiddlesbroughTeesideMiddlesbrough (town) 146,000380,000
BournemouthBournemouthBournemouth (town) 159,000376,000
CoventryCoventry-BedworthCoventry (city) 305,000348,000
HullKingston-upon-HullHull (city) 269,000331,000
CardiffCardiffCardiff (city) 296,000326,000
SouthamptonSouthampton EastleighSouthampton (city) 208,000322,000
PrestonPrestonPreston (town) 131,000320,000
SouthendSouthendSouthend (town) 165,000299,000
BlackpoolBlackpoolBlackpool (town) 152,000293,000
SwanseaSwanseaSwansea (city) 188,000289,000
BirkenheadBirkenheadBirkenhead (town) 99,000279,000
PlymouthPlymouthPlymouth (city) 258,000258,000
RochesterThe Medway TownRochester-upon-Medway (city) 148,000247,000
AldershotAldershotAldershot with Farnborough
(Rushmoor borough) 87,700
245,000
AberdeenAberdeenAberdeen (city) 217,000231,000
LutonLuton - DunstableLuton (town) 176,000228,000
DerbyDerbyDerby (city) 227,000227,000
ReadingReadingReading (town) 137,000220,000
SunderlandSunderland - WhitburnPart of Sunderland (city) 297,100202,000
NorwichNorwichNorwich (city) 137,000199,000
NorthamptonNorthamptonNorthampton (town) 186,000186,000
Carlisle Carlisle75,000
ChesterChesterChester81,000
GloucesterGloucesterGloucester115,000
WorcesterWorcesterWorcester95,000
PeterboroughPeterboroughPeterborough140,000
 

England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland Sizes

  Square miles
England 50, 363
Scotland 30,409
Wales 8,019
Northern Ireland 5,453
 

Population (All 1993 estimates)
England 50,770,000
Scotland 5,062,000
Wales 2.9 Million
Northern Ireland 1,759,000

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