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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 consists of the counties of Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
, Bristol
Bristol
, Wiltshire
Wiltshire
, Somerset
Somerset
, Dorset
Dorset
, Devon
Devon
and Cornwall
Cornwall
, as well as the Isles of Scilly . Five million people live in South West England. The region includes the West Country
West Country
and much of the ancient kingdom of Wessex
Wessex
. The largest city is Bristol
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Jurassic Coast
Coordinates : 50°42′20″N 2°59′23.6″W / 50.70556°N 2.989889°W / 50.70556; -2.989889 JURASSIC COAST UNESCO
UNESCO
WORLD HERITAGE SITE LOCATION United Kingdom COORDINATES 50°42′20″N 2°59′24″W / 50.705555555556°N 2.9898888888889°W / 50.705555555556; -2.9898888888889 CRITERIA viii REFERENCE 1029 INSCRIPTION 2001 (25th Session ) WEBSITE www.jurassiccoast.com Location of Jurassic
Jurassic
Coast The JURASSIC COAST is a World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
on the English Channel coast of southern England. It stretches from Exmouth
Exmouth
in East Devon
East Devon
to Studland Bay in Dorset
Dorset
, a distance of about 96 mi (154 km), and was inscribed on the World Heritage List in mid-December 2001
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Fishing
FISHING is the activity of trying to catch fish . Fish
Fish
are normally caught in the wild . Techniques for catching fish include hand gathering , spearing , netting , angling and trapping . Fishing
Fishing
may include catching aquatic animals other than fish, such as molluscs , cephalopods , crustaceans , and echinoderms . The term is not normally applied to catching farmed fish , or to aquatic mammals , such as whales where the term whaling is more appropriate. According to United Nations
United Nations
FAO
FAO
statistics, the total number of commercial fishermen and fish farmers is estimated to be 38 million. Fisheries
Fisheries
and aquaculture provide direct and indirect employment to over 500 million people in developing countries
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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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Wessex
WESSEX (/ˈwɛsɪks/ ; Old English
Old English
: Westseaxna rīce , "kingdom of the West Saxons") was an Anglo-Saxon
Anglo-Saxon
kingdom in the south of Great Britain , from 519 until England was unified by Æthelstan
Æthelstan
in the early 10th century. The Anglo-Saxons
Anglo-Saxons
believed that Wessex
Wessex
was founded by Cerdic and Cynric , but this may be a legend . The two main sources for the history of Wessex
Wessex
are the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
and the West Saxon Genealogical Regnal List, which sometimes conflict. Wessex
Wessex
became a Christian kingdom after Cenwalh was baptised and was expanded under his rule. Cædwalla later conquered Sussex
Sussex
, Kent
Kent
and the Isle of Wight
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Stonehenge
STONEHENGE is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire
Wiltshire
, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury
Salisbury
. It consists of a ring of standing stones , with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 metres) high, 6 ft 11 in (2.1 metres) wide and weighing around 25 tons. The stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age
Bronze Age
monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds . Archaeologists believe it was constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC. The surrounding circular earth bank and ditch, which constitute the earliest phase of the monument, have been dated to about 3100 BC. Radiocarbon dating suggests that the first bluestones were raised between 2400 and 2200 BC, although they may have been at the site as early as 3000 BC
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National Parks Of England And Wales
The NATIONAL PARKS OF ENGLAND AND WALES are areas of relatively undeveloped and scenic landscape that are designated under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act (2016). Despite their similar name, national parks in England
England
and Wales
Wales
are quite different from national parks in many other countries, which are usually owned and managed by the government as a protected community resource, and which do not usually include permanent human communities. In England and Wales, designation as a national park may include substantial settlements and human land uses which are often integral parts of the landscape, and land within a national park remains largely in private ownership. There are currently thirteen national parks (Welsh : parciau cenedlaethol) in England
England
and Wales
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New Forest
New Forest
New Forest
National Park Authority RAMSAR WETLAND DESIGNATED 22 September 1993The NEW FOREST is an area of southern England which includes one of the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland and forest in the heavily populated south east of England . It covers southwest Hampshire
Hampshire
and extends into southeast Wiltshire
Wiltshire
and towards east Dorset
Dorset
. The name also refers to the New Forest
New Forest
National Park which has similar boundaries. Additionally the New Forest
New Forest
local government district is a subdivision of Hampshire
Hampshire
which covers most of the Forest and some nearby areas, although it is no longer the planning authority for the National Park itself
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List Of World Heritage Sites In The United Kingdom
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Convention, established in 1972. There are 31 UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and the British Overseas Territories
British Overseas Territories

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Gross Value Added
GROSS VALUE ADDED (GVA) is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy , in economics . In national accounts GVA is output minus intermediate consumption ; it is a balancing item of the national accounts' production account . RELATIONSHIP TO GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCTGVA is linked as a measurement to gross domestic product (gdp), as both are measures of output
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Eurostat
This article is part of a series on the politics and government of the European Union
European Union
Executive * Juncker Commission President Juncker (EPP) * Vice Presidents * College * Civil Service Secretary-General Italianer Legislative Parliament President Tajani (EPP) * Largest groups; * EPP (Manfred Weber) * S">(Gianni Pittella) * 8th session (2
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Sovereign State
A SOVEREIGN STATE is, in international law , a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area. International law
International law
defines sovereign states as having a permanent population, defined territory, one government , and the capacity to enter into relations with other sovereign states . It is also normally understood that a sovereign state is neither dependent on nor subjected to any other power or state . The existence or disappearance of a state is a question of fact . While according to the declarative theory of statehood, a sovereign state can exist without being recognised by other sovereign states , unrecognised states will often find it hard to exercise full treaty-making powers and engage in diplomatic relations with other sovereign states
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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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First-level NUTS Of The European Union
The Classification of Territorial Units for Statistics , (NUTS, for the French nomenclature d'unités territoriales statistiques), is a geocode standard for referencing the administrative divisions of countries for statistical purposes. The standard was developed by the European Union
European Union
. There are three levels of NUTS defined, with two levels of local administrative units (LAUs) below. Not all countries have every level of division, depending on their size. One of the most extreme cases is Luxembourg, which has only LAUs; the three NUTS divisions each correspond to the entire country itself. Below are the first level NUTS regions of the European Union
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Countries Of The United Kingdom By GVA Per Capita
The COUNTRIES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM BY GVA PER CAPITA sets out the gross value added per capita (as of 2015) for each of the countries of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
as well as separate figures for the nine English regions
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