North Somerset

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North Somerset District
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Geography
Status:Unitary, District
Region:South West England
Ceremonial County:Somerset
Area:
- Total
Ranked 125th
374.68 km²
Admin. HQ:Weston-super-Mare
ONS code:00HC
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 70th
191,439
511 / km²
Ethnicity:98.6% White
Politics
North Somerset Council
http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative + Liberal Democrats
MPs:Liam Fox, John Penrose


North Somerset is a unitary authority in England, historically part of the county of Somerset but now administered independently. Between 1974 and April 1, 1996, it was the Woodspring district of the county of Avon (named after Woodspring Priory, an isolated mediaeval church near the coast just north of Weston-Super-Mare).

It borders the administrative counties of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset and Somerset, and contains the parliamentary constituencies of Woodspring and Weston-Super-Mare.

Towns and villages


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Administrative counties with multiple districts: Cornwall - Devon - Dorset - Gloucestershire - Somerset - Wiltshire

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