North Lincolnshire

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Borough of North Lincolnshire
Image:EnglandNorthLincolnshire.png
Geography
Status:Unitary, Borough
Region:Yorkshire and the Humber
Ceremonial County:Lincolnshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 41st
846.31 km²
Admin. HQ:Scunthorpe
ONS code:00FD
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 102nd
155,030
183 / km²
Ethnicity:97.5% White
1.6% S.Asian
Politics
North Lincolnshire Council
http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative
MPs:Ian Cawsey, Shona McIsaac, Elliot Morley


North Lincolnshire is a unitary authority in England, established in April 1996, one of the first unitary councils.

The 846 km² council area lies on the south side of the Humber estuary and consists mainly of agricultural land, including land on either side of the River Trent. It borders onto North East Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire, and North Yorkshire. For ceremonial purposes it is treated as part of Lincolnshire, and is in the governmental region of Yorkshire and the Humber.

Until April 1, 1996, the area had been part of Humberside. The district was formed by a merger of the boroughs of Glanford and Scunthorpe, and southern Boothferry.

There are three significant towns: Scunthorpe (the administrative centre), Barton-upon-Humber and Brigg.

Towns and villages

Places of interest



Districts of England - Yorkshire and the Humber Flag of England
Barnsley | Bradford | Calderdale | Craven | Doncaster | East Riding of Yorkshire | Hambleton | Harrogate | Hull | Kirklees | Leeds | North Lincolnshire | North East Lincolnshire | Richmondshire | Rotherham | Ryedale | Scarborough | Selby | Sheffield | Wakefield | York
Administrative counties with multiple districts: North Yorkshire - South Yorkshire - West Yorkshire
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