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Greater London
GREATER LONDON, or LONDON, is a region of England
England
which forms the administrative boundaries of London
London
, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies . It is organised into 33 local government districts : the 32 London
London
boroughs (which make up the county of Greater London) and the City of London
City of London
(which is a separate county, but still part of the region). The Greater London Authority , based in Southwark
Southwark
, is responsible for strategic local government across the region and consists of the Mayor of London
London
and the London Assembly . The City of London
City of London
Corporation is responsible for the local government of only the City of London
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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 , 2 observer states , and 11 other states. The sovereignty dispute column indicates states whose sovereignty is undisputed (191 states) and states whose sovereignty is disputed (15 states, out of which there are 5 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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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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ONS Coding System
In the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, the OFFICE FOR NATIONAL STATISTICS maintains a series of codes to represent a wide range of geographical areas of the UK, for use in tabulating census and other statistical data. These codes are referred to as ONS CODES or GSS CODES referring to the Government Statistical Service of which ONS is part. The previous hierarchical system of codes has been replaced as from January 2011 by a nine-character code for all types of geography, in which there is no relation between the code for a lower-tier area and the corresponding parent area. The older coding system has now been phased out
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List Of London Boroughs
A BOROUGH is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries. In principle, the term borough designates a self-governing walled town, although in practice, official use of the term varies widely. The word borough derives from common Proto-Germanic "*burgz", meaning "fort": compare with bury, burgh and brough (England), burgh (Scotland), Burg (Germany), borg (Scandinavia), burcht (Dutch), boarch (West Frisian), and the Germanic borrowing present in neighbouring Indo-european languages
Indo-european languages
such as borgo (Italian), bourg (French), burgo (Spanish and Portuguese), burg (Romanian), purg (Kajkavian ) and durg (दर्ग) (Hindi) and arg (ارگ) (Persian )
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List Of Ceremonial Counties Of England
This is a LIST OF CEREMONIAL COUNTIES OF ENGLAND . The population figures are mid-year estimates for 2016 from the Office for National Statistics . COUNTY POPULATION Rank (pop.) Area (in km²) Area (sq
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White British
WHITE BRITISH is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census . As a result of the 2011 census the White British population stood at 51,736,290 (81.9% of the UK total population). (NB. This total includes the population estimate for Northern Ireland , where only the term 'White' is used in ethnic classification. National identity is listed separately in NI, where 40% classified themselves as British, making up a significant portion of the population, along with those specifying their national identity as Irish
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NUTS Of The United Kingdom
In the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics
Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics
(NUTS) codes of the United Kingdom
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Ken Olisa
KENNETH OLISA OBE
OBE
, FRSA , FBCS (born 13 October 1951) is a British businessman and the first black Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London . He founded and led the technology merchant bank Interregnum. He is Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and has served and serves on several boards of philanthropic, educational and regulator organizations. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Appointments * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFEBorn in 1951 of a Nigerian
Nigerian
father and a British mother, and a native of Nottingham
Nottingham
, Olisa's technology career commenced in the 1970s at IBM
IBM
after he won a scholarship while an undergraduate at Cambridge University , where he studied Natural Sciences and then Social, Political and Management Sciences at Fitzwilliam College
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Countries Of The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) comprises four countries : England
England
, Northern Ireland
Ireland
, Scotland
Scotland
and Wales
Wales
. Within the United Kingdom, a unitary sovereign state , Northern Ireland, Scotland
Scotland
and Wales
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
Northern Ireland
and Scotland
Scotland
and all non-transferred matters for Wales, but not in general matters that have been devolved to the Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Assembly , Scottish Parliament and National Assembly for Wales
Wales

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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 UK 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
. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea
North Sea
to its east, the English Channel
English Channel
to its south and the Celtic Sea to its south-south-west, giving it the 12th-longest coastline in the world
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Districts Of England
The DISTRICTS OF ENGLAND (also known as LOCAL AUTHORITY DISTRICTS or LOCAL GOVERNMENT DISTRICTS to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level of subnational division of England
England
used for the purposes of local government . As the structure of local government in England
England
is not uniform, there are currently four principal types of district-level subdivision. There are a total of 326 districts made up of 36 metropolitan boroughs , 32 London boroughs , 201 non-metropolitan districts , 55 unitary authorities , as well as the City of London
City of London
and the Isles of Scilly which are also districts, but do not correspond to any of these categories. Some districts are styled as boroughs , cities , or royal boroughs ; these are purely honorific titles, and do not alter the status of the district
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Ceremonial Counties Of England
The CEREMONIAL COUNTIES, also referred to as the LIEUTENANCY AREAS OF ENGLAND, are areas of England
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
England
which have a present-day administrative function
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England
ENGLAND is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. It shares land borders with Scotland
Scotland
to the north and Wales
Wales
to the west. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England
England
and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England
England
is separated from continental Europe
Europe
by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel
English Channel
to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
(which lies in the North Atlantic ) in its centre and south, and includes over 100 smaller named islands such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight
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High Sheriff Of Greater London
The office of High sheriff
High sheriff
, as the monarch's representative in a county, is over 1000 years old, with its establishment before the Norman Conquest . The Office of High Sheriff remained first in precedence in each county until the reign of Edward VII when an Order in Council in 1908 gave the Lord-Lieutenant the prime office under the Crown as the Sovereign's personal representative. The High Sheriff remains the Sovereign's representative in the County for all matters relating to the Judiciary and the maintenance of law and order. The office of HIGH SHERIFF OF GREATER LONDON was created in 1965 and covers the ceremonial county of Greater London
Greater London
. It does not cover the City of London
City of London
, which has its own two Sheriffs
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