Ceremonial Counties

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Counties Of The United Kingdom - England
... The whole of England is divided into 48 ceremonial counties, which are also known as geographic counties ... Many of these counties have their origins in antiquity, although some were established as recently as 1974 ... Scilly, England is also divided into 83 metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties ...
Counties Of England
... Counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical and political demarcation ... London and the Isles of Scilly is divided into 83 counties ... The counties may consist of a single district or be divided into several districts ...
History Of Local Government In England - Further Reform (1974-)
... This created an unusual situation where seven counties had, administratively, ceased to exist, but the area had not been annexed to any other county ... The metropolitan counties thus continued to exist as geographical entities, and lived a shadowy semi-existence, since services such as the police force continued to call themselves e.g ... This gave rise to the concept of the 'ceremonial county' ...
Ceremonial Counties Of England - History
... The concept of the counties used for the Lieutenancy differing from those used for administrative purposes is not a new one some counties corporate were appointed separate ... the administrative functions of Quarter Sessions in the counties ... It created new entities called "administrative counties" that constituted all the county apart from the county boroughs also some traditional subdivisions of counties were constituted administrative ...

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