of these articles describes a county in England. For the cheese of the same name see Lancashire (cheese)
status:Ceremonies and administrative county
region:North west England
surface:2,903 km ²
administrative seat:Preston
ISO 3166-2:GB-LAN
- Entire (2002)
- density:

462/km ²
To districts
  1. west Lancashire
  2. Chorley
  3. South Ribble
  4. Fylde
  5. Preston
  6. Wyre
  7. Lancaster
  8. Ribble Valley
  9. oscillate
  10. to Burnley
  11. Rossendale
  12. Hyndburn
  13. Blackpool (Unitary)
  14. Blackburn with Darwen (Unitary)

Lancashire is a county in England, at the Irish sea.

The countyborders on the Countys Cumbria, North Yorkshire, west Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside as well as on the county-free areas of Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen.

Lancashire als traditionelle Grafschaft
Lancashire as traditional county

before the regional reorganization of 1974 still bordered the county on Cumberland, Westmorland, Yorkshire and Cheshire. The area was now made smaller, in order to simplify the administration. Since that 1. April 1974 belongs the area the county Cumbria, southeast parts reorganized by Furness (the former area Lancashires north of Morecambe Bay) to went at Greater Manchester, southwest parts became Merseyside. The city being ring clay/tone and it surrounding circles with the localities Winwick, Croft, Risley and Culcheth were attached to Cheshire. A part of the west Riding of Yorkshire in close proximity to Clitheroe was attached to Lancashire. 1998 became Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen county-free bodies (Unitary Authorities), remain however nominal for protokollarische causes as for measures of the danger warning within Lancashire.

Lancashire is divided into several districts. These are Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, oscillate, Preston, the Ribble Valley, Rossendale, South Ribble, west Lancashire and Wyre.

The population of the county became 2000 on 1.429.450 estimated. The name comes of to Lancaster and almost.

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