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This is a list of districts of England ordered by area, according to Standard Area Measurements published by the Office for National Statistics.[1]

Contents

1 More than 1,000 km² 2 100–1,000 km² 3 Less than 100 km² 4 References

More than 1,000 km²[edit]

Rank District Area km² Area mi² Type Ceremonial county

1 Northumberland[2] 5,013 1,936 Unitary, district and county Northumberland

2 Cornwall 3,546 1,369 Unitary, district and county Cornwall

3 Wiltshire 3,255 1,257 Unitary, district and county Wiltshire

4 Shropshire 3,197 1,234 Unitary, district and county Shropshire

5 East Riding of Yorkshire 2,405 929 Unitary, district East Riding of Yorkshire

6 County Durham 2,225 859 Unitary, district and county County Durham

7 Herefordshire 2,179 841 Unitary, district and county Herefordshire

8 Eden 2,142 827 District Cumbria

9 East Lindsey 1,765 681 District Lincolnshire

10 South Lakeland 1,533 592 District Cumbria

11 Ryedale 1,506 581 District North Yorkshire

12 King's Lynn and West Norfolk 1,438 555 Borough Norfolk

13 Richmondshire 1,318 509 District North Yorkshire

14 Hambleton 1,311 506 District North Yorkshire

15 Harrogate 1,307 505 District North Yorkshire

16 Breckland 1,305 504 District Norfolk

17 Allerdale 1,241 479 Borough Cumbria

18 Craven 1,177 454 District North Yorkshire

19 Cheshire
Cheshire
East 1,166 450 Unitary, district Cheshire

20 Cotswold 1,164 449 District Gloucestershire

21 West Devon 1,159 447 Borough Devon

22 West Lindsey 1,155 446 District Lincolnshire

23 North Devon 1,086 419 District Devon

24 West Dorset 1,081 417 District Dorset

25 Carlisle 1,039 401 City Cumbria

100–1,000 km²[edit]

Rank District Area km² Area mi² Type Ceremonial county

26 Torridge 983.9 379.9 District Devon

27 Stratford-on-Avon 977.9 377.6 District Warwickshire

28 North Norfolk 962.5 371.6 District Norfolk

29 South Somerset 959.0 370.3 District Somerset

30 South Kesteven 942.6 363.9 District Lincolnshire

31 North Kesteven 922.5 356.2 District Lincolnshire

32 Cheshire
Cheshire
West and Chester 916.7 353.9 Unitary, district Cheshire

33 Mid Devon 912.9 352.5 District Devon

34 South Norfolk 907.7 350.5 District Norfolk

35 Huntingdonshire 906.2 349.9 District Cambridgeshire

36 Aylesbury Vale 902.8 348.6 District Buckinghamshire

37 South Cambridgeshire 901.6 348.1 District Cambridgeshire

38 Suffolk
Suffolk
Coastal 891.7 344.3 District Suffolk

39 South Hams 886.5 342.3 District Devon

40 Mid Suffolk 871.1 336.3 District Suffolk

41 North Lincolnshire 846.3 326.8 Unitary, borough Lincolnshire

42 Wealden 833.2 321.7 District East Sussex

43 Scarborough 816.5 315.3 Borough North Yorkshire

44 East Devon 814.4 314.4 District Devon

45 Derbyshire
Derbyshire
Dales 792.4 305.9 District Derbyshire

46 Chichester 786.2 303.6 District West Sussex

47 New Forest 753.0 290.7 District Hampshire

48 South Holland 750.9 289.9 District Lincolnshire

49 Mendip 739.4 285.5 District Somerset

50 Copeland 731.7 282.5 Borough Cumbria

51 West Somerset 725.4 280.1 District Somerset

52 Central Bedfordshire 715.7 276.3 Unitary, district Bedfordshire

53 West Oxfordshire 714.4 275.8 District Oxfordshire

54 West Berkshire 704.2 271.9 Unitary, district Berkshire

55 South Oxfordshire 678.5 262.0 District Oxfordshire

56 Teignbridge 673.9 260.2 District Devon

57 Wychavon 663.5 256.2 District Worcestershire

58 Daventry 662.6 255.8 District Northamptonshire

59 Winchester 661.0 255.2 City Hampshire

60 St Edmundsbury 657.0 253.7 Borough Suffolk

61 Newark and Sherwood 651.3 251.5 District Nottinghamshire

62 East Cambridgeshire 651.3 251.5 District Cambridgeshire

63 Uttlesford 641.2 247.6 District Essex

64 Bassetlaw 637.8 246.3 District Nottinghamshire

65 South Northamptonshire 634.0 244.8 District Northamptonshire

66 Basingstoke and Deane 633.8 244.7 Borough Hampshire

67 Test Valley 627.6 242.3 Borough Hampshire

68 Braintree 611.7 236.2 District Essex

69 North Dorset 609.2 235.2 District Dorset

70 Selby 599.3 231.4 District North Yorkshire

71 Stafford 598.2 231.0 District Staffordshire

72 Babergh 593.8 229.3 District Suffolk

73 Harborough 591.8 228.5 District Leicestershire

74 Cherwell 588.7 227.3 District Oxfordshire

75 Ribble Valley 583.2 225.2 Borough Lancashire

76 Ashford 580.6 224.2 Borough Kent

77 Vale of White Horse 577.6 223.0 District Oxfordshire

78 Malvern Hills 577.1 222.8 District Worcestershire

79 Staffordshire
Staffordshire
Moorlands 575.9 222.4 District Staffordshire

80 Lancaster 576.2 222.5 City (1937) Lancashire

81 Doncaster 568.0 219.3 Metropolitan borough South Yorkshire

82 Sedgemoor 564.4 217.9 District Somerset

83 Broadland 552.4 213.3 District Norfolk

84 Leeds 551.7 213.0 Metropolitan borough, city (1893) West Yorkshire

85 Fenland 546.5 211.0 District Cambridgeshire

86 High Peak 539.1 208.1 Borough Derbyshire

87 Horsham 530.3 204.7 District West Sussex

88 Forest of Dean 526.3 203.2 District Gloucestershire

89 East Hampshire 514.4 198.6 District Hampshire

90 Rother 509.4 196.7 District East Sussex

91 East Northamptonshire 509.8 196.8 District Northamptonshire

92 South Gloucestershire 497.0 191.9 Unitary, district Gloucestershire

93 Melton 481.4 185.9 Borough Leicestershire

94 Bedford 476.4 183.9 Unitary, borough Bedfordshire

95 East Hertfordshire[3] 475.7 183.7 District Hertfordshire

96 Taunton Deane 462.4 178.5 Borough Somerset

97 Stroud 460.7 177.9 District Gloucestershire

98 Tewkesbury 414.4 160.0 Borough Gloucestershire

99 Rushcliffe 409.2 158.0 Borough Nottinghamshire

100 Kirklees 408.6 157.8 Metropolitan borough West Yorkshire

101 South Staffordshire 407.3 157.3 District Staffordshire

102 Purbeck 404.4 156.1 District Dorset

103 Maidstone 393.3 151.9 Borough Kent

104 East Staffordshire 387.0 149.4 Borough Staffordshire

105 Isle of Wight 380.2 146.8 Unitary, county Isle of Wight

106 Rutland 381.8 147.4 Unitary, district Rutland

107 Forest Heath 377.7 145.8 District Suffolk

108 North Hertfordshire 375.4 144.9 District Hertfordshire

109 North Somerset 373.8 144.3 Unitary, district Somerset

110 Swale 374.5 144.6 Borough Kent

111 Waveney 370.1 142.9 District Suffolk

112 Sevenoaks 369.2 142.5 District Kent

113 Sheffield 367.9 142.0 Metropolitan borough, city (1893) South Yorkshire

114 Bradford 366.4 141.5 Metropolitan borough, city (1897) West Yorkshire

115 Calderdale 364.0 140.5 Metropolitan borough West Yorkshire

116 Boston 364.9 140.9 Borough Lincolnshire

117 Maldon 358.7 138.5 District Essex

118 Folkestone and Hythe 356.8 137.8 District Kent

119 East Dorset 354.4 136.8 District Dorset

120 Rugby 351.1 135.6 Borough Warwickshire

121 West Lancashire 346.8 133.9 District Lancashire

122 Bath and North East Somerset 345.9 133.6 Unitary, district Somerset

123 Waverley 345.2 133.3 Borough Surrey

124 Peterborough 343.4 132.6 Unitary, city (1541) Cambridgeshire

125 Epping Forest 339.0 130.9 District Essex

126 Chelmsford 338.8 130.8 City (2012)[4] Essex

127 Wakefield 338.6 130.7 Metropolitan borough, city (1888) West Yorkshire

128 South Derbyshire 338.1 130.5 District Derbyshire

129 Tendring 337.7 130.4 District Essex

130 Mid Sussex 334.0 129.0 District West Sussex

131 Tunbridge Wells 331.3 127.9 Borough Kent

132 Lichfield 331.3 127.9 District Staffordshire

133 Colchester 329.1 127.1 Borough Essex

134 Barnsley 329.1 127.1 Metropolitan borough South Yorkshire

135 Wycombe 324.6 125.3 District Buckinghamshire

136 Dover 315.1 121.7 District Kent

137 Canterbury 308.9 119.3 City Kent

138 Milton Keynes 308.6 119.2 Unitary, borough Buckinghamshire

139 Hinckley and Bosworth 297.4 114.8 Borough Leicestershire

140 Lewes 292.1 112.8 District East Sussex

141 Telford and Wrekin 290.3 112.1 Unitary, borough Shropshire

142 Rotherham 286.5 110.6 Metropolitan borough South Yorkshire

143 North Warwickshire 284.3 109.8 Borough Warwickshire

144 Warwick 282.9 109.2 District Warwickshire

145 Wyre 282.2 109.0 Borough Lancashire

146 North West Leicestershire 279.3 107.8 District Leicestershire

147 Charnwood 279.0 107.7 Borough Leicestershire

148 North East Derbyshire 275.6 106.4 District Derbyshire

149 York 271.9 105.0 Unitary, city North Yorkshire

150 Guildford 270.9 104.6 Borough Surrey

151 Birmingham 267.8 103.4 Metropolitan borough, city (1889) West Midlands

152 Amber Valley 265.4 102.5 Borough Derbyshire

153 Mole Valley 258.3 99.7 District Surrey

154 Tandridge 248.2 95.8 District Surrey

155 Redcar and Cleveland 244.8 94.5 Unitary, borough North Yorkshire

156 Tonbridge and Malling 240.1 92.7 Borough Kent

157 Kettering 233.5 90.2 Borough Northamptonshire

158 Swindon 230.1 88.8 Unitary, borough Wiltshire

159 Arun 220.9 85.3 District West Sussex

160 Bromsgrove 217.0 83.8 District Worcestershire

161 Hart 215.3 83.1 District Hampshire

162 Dacorum 212.5 82.0 Borough Hertfordshire

163 Newcastle-under-Lyme 211.0 81.5 Borough Staffordshire

164 Stockton-on-Tees 205.0 79.2 Unitary, borough Durham and North Yorkshire

165 Chorley 202.8 78.3 Borough Lancashire

166 Darlington 197.5 76.3 Unitary, borough Durham

167 Windsor and Maidenhead 196.5 75.9 Unitary, Royal Borough Berkshire

168 Chiltern 196.4 75.8 District Buckinghamshire

169 Wyre
Wyre
Forest 195.4 75.4 District Worcestershire

170 Medway 193.5 74.7 Unitary, borough Kent

171 North East Lincolnshire 191.9 74.1 Unitary, borough Lincolnshire

172 Wigan 188.2 72.7 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester

173 Warrington 180.6 69.7 Unitary, borough Cheshire

174 Wokingham 179.0 69.1 Unitary, borough Berkshire

175 Solihull 178.3 68.8 Metropolitan borough West Midlands

176 Great Yarmouth 174.5 67.4 Borough Norfolk

177 Rochford 169.5 65.4 District Essex

178 Pendle 169.4 65.4 Borough Lancashire

179 Fylde 165.8 64.0 Borough Lancashire

180 Thurrock 163.5 63.1 Unitary, borough Essex

181 Wellingborough 163.0 62.9 Borough Northamptonshire

182 St Albans 161.2 62.2 City (1877) Hertfordshire

183 Bolsover 160.3 61.9 District Derbyshire

184 Rochdale 158.1 61.0 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester

185 Wirral 157.1 60.7 Metropolitan borough Merseyside

186 Sefton 155.0 59.8 Metropolitan borough Merseyside

187 Brentwood 153.1 59.1 Borough Essex

188 Bromley 150.1 58.0 London borough Greater London

189 Gateshead[2] 142.4 55.0 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear

190 Oldham 142.4 55.0 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester

191 Preston 142.3 54.9 City (2002) Lancashire

192 South Bucks 141.3 54.6 District Buckinghamshire

193 Bolton 139.8 54.0 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester

194 Rossendale 138.0 53.3 Borough Lancashire

195 Sunderland 137.4 53.1 Metropolitan borough, city (1992) Tyne and Wear

196 Blackburn with Darwen 137.0 52.9 Unitary, borough Lancashire

197 St Helens 136.4 52.7 Metropolitan borough Merseyside

198 Blaby 130.5 50.4 District Leicestershire

199 Welwyn Hatfield 129.5 50.0 District Hertfordshire

200 Reigate and Banstead 129.1 49.8 Borough Surrey

201 Stockport 126.0 48.6 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester

202 Gedling 120.0 46.3 Borough Nottinghamshire

203 Hillingdon 115.7 44.7 London borough Greater London

204 Manchester 115.7 44.7 Metropolitan borough, city (1853) Greater Manchester

205 Newcastle upon Tyne 113.5 43.8 Metropolitan borough, city (1882) Tyne and Wear

206 South Ribble 113.0 43.6 Borough Lancashire

207 Havering 112.4 43.4 London borough Greater London

208 Liverpool 111.8 43.2 Metropolitan borough, city (1880) Merseyside

209 Burnley 110.7 42.7 Borough Lancashire

210 Basildon 110.0 42.5 District Essex

211 Erewash 109.6 42.3 Borough Derbyshire

212 Bristol 109.7 42.4 Unitary, city (1542) Bristol

213 Ashfield 109.6 42.3 District Nottinghamshire

214 Bracknell Forest 109.4 42.2 Unitary, borough Berkshire

215 Trafford 106.0 40.9 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester

216 Walsall 104.0 40.2 Metropolitan borough West Midlands

217 Thanet 103.3 39.9 District Kent

218 Tameside 103.2 39.8 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester

219 Hertsmere 101.1 39.0 Borough Hertfordshire

Less than 100 km²[edit]

Rank District Area km² Area mi² Type Ceremonial county

220 Bury 99.46 38.40 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester

221 Gravesham 99.02 38.23 Borough Kent

222 Coventry 98.64 38.09 Metropolitan borough, city (1345) West Midlands

223 Dudley 97.96 37.82 Metropolitan borough West Midlands

224 Salford 97.20 37.53 Metropolitan borough, city (1926) Greater Manchester

225 Surrey
Surrey
Heath 95.09 36.71 Borough Surrey

226 Elmbridge 95.05 36.70 Borough Surrey

227 Hartlepool 93.56 36.12 Unitary, borough Durham

228 Stoke-on-Trent 93.45 36.08 Unitary, city (1925) Staffordshire

229 Three Rivers 88.82 34.29 District Hertfordshire

230 Barnet 86.75 33.49 London borough Greater London

231 Croydon 86.49 33.39 London borough Greater London

232 Knowsley 86.50 33.40 Metropolitan borough Merseyside

233 Sandwell 85.56 33.03 Metropolitan borough West Midlands

234 Brighton & Hove 82.79 31.97 Unitary, city (2000) East Sussex

235 North Tyneside 82.32 31.78 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear

236 Enfield 80.83 31.21 London borough Greater London

237 Northampton 80.77 31.19 Borough Northamptonshire

238 Corby 80.28 31.00 Borough Northamptonshire

239 Broxtowe 80.10 30.93 Borough Nottinghamshire

240 Plymouth 79.83 30.82 Unitary, city (1928) Devon

241 Eastleigh 79.76 30.80 Borough Hampshire

242 Halton 79.08 30.53 Unitary, borough Cheshire

243 Nuneaton and Bedworth 78.95 30.48 Borough Warwickshire

244 Cannock Chase 78.88 30.46 District Staffordshire

245 Runnymede 78.04 30.13 Borough Surrey

246 Derby 78.03 30.13 Unitary, city (1977) Derbyshire

247 Barrow-in-Furness 77.98 30.11 Borough Cumbria

248 Mansfield 76.70 29.61 District Nottinghamshire

249 Nottingham 74.61 28.81 Unitary, city (1897) Nottinghamshire

250 Fareham 74.24 28.66 Borough Hampshire

251 Leicester 73.34 28.32 Unitary, city (1919) Leicestershire

252 Hyndburn 73.00 28.19 Borough Lancashire

253 Dartford 72.76 28.09 Borough Kent

254 Hull 71.45 27.59 Unitary, city (1299) East Riding of Yorkshire

255 Wolverhampton 69.44 26.81 Metropolitan borough, city (2000) West Midlands

256 Chesterfield 66.04 25.50 Borough Derbyshire

257 Poole 64.77 25.01 Unitary, borough Dorset

258 South Tyneside 64.39 24.86 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear

259 Woking 63.60 24.56 Borough Surrey

260 Torbay 62.89 24.28 Unitary, borough Devon

261 Bexley 60.58 23.39 London borough Greater London

262 Richmond upon Thames 57.41 22.17 London borough Greater London

263 Redbridge 56.42 21.78 London borough Greater London

264 Hounslow 55.98 21.61 London borough Greater London

265 Ealing 55.54 21.44 London borough Greater London

266 Havant 55.37 21.38 Borough Hampshire

267 Redditch 54.25 20.95 Borough Worcestershire

268 Middlesbrough 53.89 20.81 Unitary, borough North Yorkshire

269 Broxbourne 51.44 19.86 Borough Hertfordshire

270 Harrow 50.46 19.48 London borough Greater London

271 Christchurch 50.38 19.45 Borough Dorset

272 Southampton 49.91 19.27 Unitary, city (1964) Hampshire

273 Greenwich 47.33 18.27 London borough Greater London

274 Exeter 47.04 18.16 City Devon

275 Cheltenham 46.60 17.99 Borough Gloucestershire

276 Bournemouth 46.18 17.83 Unitary, borough Dorset

277 Oxford 45.60 17.61 City (1542) Oxfordshire

278 Castle Point 45.07 17.40 Borough Essex

279 Crawley 44.97 17.36 Borough West Sussex

280 Spelthorne 44.89 17.33 Borough Surrey

281 Eastbourne 44.16 17.05 Borough East Sussex

282 Sutton 43.85 16.93 London borough Greater London

283 Luton 43.35 16.74 Unitary, borough Bedfordshire

284 Brent 43.23 16.69 London borough Greater London

285 Adur 41.93 16.19 District West Sussex

286 Weymouth and Portland 41.78 16.13 Borough Dorset

287 Southend-on-Sea 41.76 16.12 Unitary, borough Essex

288 Cambridge 40.70 15.71 City (1951) Cambridgeshire

289 Gloucester 40.55 15.66 City (1541) Gloucestershire

290 Reading 40.40 15.60 Unitary, borough Berkshire

291 Portsmouth 40.39 15.59 Unitary, city (1926) Hampshire

292 Ipswich 39.52 15.26 Borough Suffolk

293 Rushmoor 39.05 15.08 Borough Hampshire

294 Norwich 39.02 15.07 City (1195) Norfolk

295 Waltham Forest 38.81 14.98 London borough Greater London

296 Merton 37.62 14.53 London borough Greater London

297 Kingston upon Thames 37.26 14.39 London borough, Royal Borough Greater London

298 Newham 36.20 13.98 London borough Greater London

299 Barking and Dagenham 36.11 13.94 London borough Greater London

300 Lincoln 35.69 13.78 City Lincolnshire

301 Lewisham 35.15 13.57 London borough Greater London

302 Blackpool 34.85 13.46 Unitary, borough Lancashire

303 Wandsworth 34.26 13.23 London borough Greater London

304 Epsom and Ewell 34.08 13.16 Borough Surrey

305 Worcester 33.28 12.85 City (1189) Worcestershire

306 Slough 32.54 12.56 Unitary, borough Berkshire

307 Worthing 32.52 12.56 Borough West Sussex

308 Tamworth 30.85 11.91 Borough Staffordshire

309 Harlow 30.54 11.79 District Essex

310 Hastings 29.72 11.47 Borough East Sussex

311 Haringey 29.60 11.43 London borough Greater London

312 Southwark 28.86 11.14 London borough Greater London

313 Lambeth 26.81 10.35 London borough Greater London

314 Stevenage[3] 25.97 10.03 Borough Hertfordshire

315 Gosport 25.36 9.79 Borough Hampshire

316 Oadby and Wigston 23.53 9.08 Borough Leicestershire

317 Camden 21.79 8.41 London borough Greater London

318 Westminster 21.49 8.30 London borough, city (1540) Greater London

319 Watford 21.43 8.27 Borough Hertfordshire

320 Tower Hamlets 19.79 7.64 London borough Greater London

321 Hackney 19.05 7.36 London borough Greater London

322 Hammersmith and Fulham 16.40 6.33 London borough Greater London

323 Isles of Scilly 16.34 6.31 Unitary Cornwall

324 Islington 14.86 5.74 London borough Greater London

325 Kensington and Chelsea 12.12 4.68 London borough, Royal Borough Greater London

326 City of London 2.90 1.12 Unitary, city City of London

References[edit]

^ "Standard Area Measurements (2016) for Administrative Areas in the United Kingdom". Office for National Statistics. 1 February 2017. Retrieved 9 February 2017.  ^ a b "The Gateshead and Northumberland
Northumberland
(Boundary Change) Order 2013. UKSI 2013/595". 12 March 2013.  ^ a b "The East Hertfordshire
East Hertfordshire
and Stevenage
Stevenage
(Boundary Change) Order 2013. UKSI 2013/596". 12 March 2013.  ^ "No. 60167". The London Gazette. 11 June 2012. p. 11125. 

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