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Warwickshire (England)

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    • e-uk-en
  • Variants

    • Warwickshire, Eng.
    • Warwickshire
    • Warwick (England : County)
    • County of Warwickshire (England)
    • Warks. (England)
    • Warwks. (England)
  • Identifies LC/NAF RWO

  • Identifies RWO

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        Ceremonial county
    • Descriptor

        Second-order administrative division
    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Locale

        Birmingham (England)
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            • Earlier Established Forms

              • Warwickshire
              • Warwickshire, Eng.
            • Sources

              • found: Its Guide to Warwickshire, 1949.
              • found: Ency. Brit., 1975:microp., v. 10, p. 558 (Warwickshire; English country; in the local govt. reorg. (1974) the geographical co. lost the co. boroughs of Birmingham, Coventry, and Solihull, and the borough of Sutton Coldfield ... to the new metropolitan co. of West Midlands)
              • found: BL hdg.(Warwickshire (England))
              • found: Webster's new geog. dict., 1984:p. 1319 (Warwickshire or Warwick; former county, cen. England; administrative county, cen. England, incl. most of the former county except the area now in West Midlands)
              • found: GEOnet, 1 November 2013(Warwickshire (approved and short); County of Warwickshire (approved); variant: Warwick; country: United Kingdom; 52° 20ʹ 00ʺ N, 001° 35ʹ 00ʺ W; 52.333333 [N], -1.583333 [W]; first-order administrative division)
              • found: Wikipedia, 4 November 2013:West Midlands (region) (the West Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes; the official region contains the large conurbation that includes Birmingham and Wolverhampton, but also covers the predominantly rural shire counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire) Regions of England (In England, the region is the highest tier of sub-national division used by the central government. Between 1994 and 2011, nine regions had officially devolved functions within UK Government. While they no longer fulfil this role, they continue to be used for some administrative purposes. They define areas (constituencies) for the purposes of elections to the European Parliament. Eurostat also uses them to demarcate first level Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) regions ("NUTS 1 regions") within the European Union. The regions generally followed the boundaries of "standard regions" established in the 1940s)
              • found: Getty TGN, 16 February 2024(Warwickshire (county); names: Warwickshire (preferred), Warwks, Warks, Warw, WAR, County of Warwickshire, Warwick, Warwickshire, County of; Coordinates: lat: 52 12 00 N (degrees minutes), 52.2000 (decimal degrees); long. 001 37 00 (degrees minutes), -1.6167 (decimal degrees); note: county in central England, in the Midlands; lost its more industrial northwestern area, including Birmingham, Coventry, and Solihull, to the West Midlands under local government reorganization in 1974) -
              • found: Wikipedia, 16 February 2024:Warwickshire (Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks); ceremonial county in West Midlands of England; for local government purposes, is a non-metropolitan county with 5 districts; historically included the city of Coventry and the area to its west, including Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, and Birmingham city centre; in 1974, under Local Government Act 1972, Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, and Sutton Coldfield were ceded to the new West Midlands county, with Sutton Coldfield becoming part of Birmingham; two-tier local government of a county council and 5 districts, each having a district or borough council: North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby, Stratford, and Warwick) -
              • found: Wikidata, 16 February 2024(Warwickshire (Q23140); description: ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in England, UK; capital: Warwick; located in the administrative territorial entity: West Midlands (start date: April 1994), England (end date: April 1994); authority: Warwickshire County Council) -
              • found: GeoNames, 16 February 2024(Warwickshire; second-order administrative division [treating England as the first-order administrative division]; coordinates: [decimal]: 52.33333 [N], -1.58333 [W]; [DMS]: N 52°20ʹ00ʺ, W 1°35ʹ00ʺ) -
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            • Change Notes

              • 1981-06-01: new
              • 2024-02-28: revised
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