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Gloucestershire
GLOUCESTERSHIRE (/ˈɡlɒstərʃər/ ( listen ) or /ˈɡlɒstərʃɪər/ ( listen )) formally abbreviated as GLOUCS. in print but now often as GLOS.) is a county in South West England . The county comprises part of the Cotswold Hills , part of the flat fertile valley of the River Severn , and the entire Forest of Dean . The county town is the city of Gloucester , and other principal towns include Cheltenham , Cirencester , Stroud , Tewkesbury and Dursley . Gloucestershire borders Herefordshire to the north west, Wiltshire to the south, Bristol and Somerset to the south west, Worcestershire to the north, Oxfordshire to the east, Warwickshire to the north east, and the Welsh county of Monmouthshire to the west
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Gloucester Shire
GLOUCESTER SHIRE (/ˈɡlɒstər/ ( listen ) GLOS-tər ) was a local government area in the Mid North Coast and Upper Hunter regions of New South Wales , Australia. The Shire was situated adjacent to the Bucketts Way and the North Coast railway line . The last mayor of the Gloucester Shire
Gloucester Shire
Council was Cr. John Rosenbaum, an independent politician. CONTENTS * 1 Towns and localities * 2 Amalgamation * 3 Demographics * 4 Council * 4.1 Composition and election method * 5 References TOWNS AND LOCALITIESThe Shire included the following towns and localities: * Gloucester * Barrington * Copeland * Craven * Stratford AMALGAMATIONA 2015 review of local government boundaries by the NSW Government Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal recommended that the Gloucester Shire
Gloucester Shire
merge with adjoining councils. The government considered two proposals
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Gloucestershire (UK Parliament Constituency)
The constituency of GLOUCESTERSHIRE was a UK Parliamentary constituency. After it was abolished under the 1832 Electoral Reform Act , two new constituencies, West Gloucestershire and East Gloucestershire , were created. GLOUCESTERSHIRE was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England
Parliament of England
, then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1832. It was represented by two Knights of the Shire
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Gloucester County (other)
GLOUCESTER COUNTY may refer to: In the United Kingdom: * Gloucestershire , after which the others are namedIn the United States: * Gloucester County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey
* Gloucester County, Virginia In Canada: * Gloucester County, New Brunswick
Gloucester County, New Brunswick
In Australia: * Gloucester County, New South Wales This disambiguation page lists articles about distinct geographical locations with the same name. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gloucester_County additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc
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Counties Of England
COUNTIES OF ENGLAND are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation. For administrative purposes, England outside Greater London and the Isles of Scilly is divided into 83 metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties . These counties may consist of a single district or be divided into several districts. As of April 2009, 27 of these counties are divided into districts and have a county council . Six of the counties, covering the major conurbations , are known as metropolitan counties , which do not have county councils, although some functions are organised on a county-wide basis by their districts (metropolitan boroughs ) acting jointly. All of England (including Greater London and the Isles of Scilly) is also divided into 48 ceremonial counties , which are also known as geographic counties
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Flag Of Gloucestershire
The GLOUCESTERSHIRE FLAG, also known as the SEVERN CROSS, was the winning entry in a competition held by the then High Sheriff of Gloucestershire , Jonathan Carr, to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the county in March 2008. Prior to 2008, the banner of arms for Gloucestershire County Council
Gloucestershire County Council
was used as the de facto flag for the county. The new flag is coloured blue, cream and green, representing the River Severn
River Severn
, Cotswold stone
Cotswold stone
and the Golden Valley, Stroud respectively
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Coat Of Arms Of Gloucestershire
This is a LIST OF THE COATS OF ARMS OF VARIOUS COUNTY COUNCILS (CURRENT AND FORMER) IN ENGLAND. CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 History * 2.1 First grants * 2.2 Changes in 1965 * 2.3 Changes in 1974 * 2.4 Changes in 1986 * 2.5 Changes after 1996 * 3 Use of the arms * 4 Current * 4.1 Non-metropolitan county councils * 4.2 Unitary authorities of ceremonial counties * 5 Obsolete * 5.1 County councils 1889-1974 * 5.2 Greater London
Greater London
Council 1965-1986 * 5.3 Non-Metropolitan County Councils * 5.4 Metropolitan County Councils 1974 - 1986 * 6 Sources * 7 References BACKGROUNDUnder heraldic law in England, arms are not granted to places as such, but only to the corporate bodies that govern them. Accordingly, although arms and devices were associated with counties from the eighteenth century onward, there were no official grants until the establishment of county councils in 1889
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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List Of Sovereign States
This LIST OF SOVEREIGN STATES provides an overview of sovereign states around the world , with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty . Membership within the United Nations
United Nations
system divides the 206 listed states into three categories: 193 member states , two observer states , and 11 other states. The _sovereignty dispute_ column indicates states whose sovereignty is undisputed (190 states) and states whose sovereignty is disputed (16 states, out of which there are 6 member states, 1 observer state and 9 other states). Compiling a list such as this can be a difficult and controversial process, as there is no definition that is binding on all the members of the community of nations concerning the criteria for statehood . For more information on the criteria used to determine the contents of this list, please see the _criteria for inclusion _ section below
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United Kingdom
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, commonly known as the UNITED KINGDOM (UK) or BRITAIN, is a sovereign country in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland , the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
includes the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland
Ireland
and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
is the only part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
that shares a land border with another sovereign state‍—‌the Republic of Ireland
Ireland

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Countries Of The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries : England , Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland . Within the United Kingdom, a unitary sovereign state , Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have gained a degree of autonomy through the process of devolution . The UK Parliament and British Government deal with all _reserved matters _ for Northern Ireland and Scotland and all _non-transferred matters_ for Wales, but not in general matters that have been devolved to the Northern Ireland Assembly , Scottish Parliament and National Assembly for Wales
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England
ENGLAND is a country that is part of the United Kingdom . It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain (which lies in the North Atlantic ) in its centre and south; and includes over 100 smaller islands such as the Isles of Scilly , and the Isle of Wight . The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Palaeolithic period, but takes its name from the Angles , one of the Germanic tribes who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries
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Regions Of England
The REGIONS (formerly known as the GOVERNMENT OFFICE REGIONS; GORS) are the highest tier of sub-national division in England . Between 1994 and 2011, nine regions had officially devolved functions within Government. While they no longer fulfil this role, they continue to be used for statistical and 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 follow the boundaries of the former standard regions , established in the 1940s for statistical purposes. The London region (also known as Greater London ) has a directly elected Mayor and Assembly . Six regions have local authority leaders\' boards to assist with correlating the headline policies of local authorities
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South West England
SOUTH WEST ENGLAND is one of nine official regions of England
England
. It is the largest in area, covering 9,200 square miles (23,800 km2) and the counties of Gloucestershire , Bristol
Bristol
, Wiltshire
Wiltshire
, Somerset
Somerset
, Dorset , Devon
Devon
and Cornwall
Cornwall
, as well as the Isles of Scilly
Isles of Scilly
. Five million people live in South West England. The region includes the West Country and much of the ancient kingdom of Wessex
Wessex
. The largest city is Bristol
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Historic Counties Of England
The HISTORIC COUNTIES OF ENGLAND were established for administration by the Normans , in most cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires established by the Anglo-Saxons
Anglo-Saxons
and others. They ceased to be used for administration with the creation of the administrative counties in 1889. They are alternatively known as ANCIENT COUNTIES or TRADITIONAL COUNTIES. Where they are not included among the modern counties of England
England
they are also known as FORMER COUNTIES. Despite this name, several historic counties continue to be recognised as cultural regions and have their own county days , county flags and boundary signs, many of which were created or registered long after these counties were abandoned as units for administrative purposes
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Ceremonial Counties Of England
The CEREMONIAL COUNTIES, also referred to as the LIEUTENANCY AREAS OF ENGLAND, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed. Legally the areas in England, as well as in Wales and Scotland, are defined by the Lieutenancies Act 1997 as COUNTIES AND AREAS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE LIEUTENANCIES IN GREAT BRITAIN, in contrast to the areas used for local government . They are also informally known as GEOGRAPHIC COUNTIES, as often representing more permanent features of English geography, and to distinguish them from counties of England which have a present-day administrative function
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