East Midlands

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East Midlands
Image:EnglandEastMidlands.png
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Area
 - Total
4th in England
15,627 km²
Population
 - Total (2001)
 - Density
8th in England
4,172,179
267/km²
NUTS 1:UKF

The East Midlands is one of the regions of England and consists of most of the eastern half of the tradional region of the Midlands. Its main cities are Derby, Leicester and Nottingham.

Other towns in the region include Bolsover, Boston, Chesterfield, Corby, Daventry, Kettering, Hinckley, Lincoln, Long Eaton, Loughborough, Lutterworth, Oakham, Mansfield, Matlock, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Newark, Northampton, Rushden, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Uppingham, Wellingborough and Worksop.

The highest point in the region is Kinder Scout, in the Peak District, at 636m.

It is divided into the following local government areas:

  1. Derbyshire
  2. Derby
  3. Nottinghamshire
  4. Nottingham
  5. Lincolnshire
  6. Leicestershire
  7. Leicester
  8. Rutland
  9. Northamptonshire

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The East Midlands is also a six-member constituency for the European Parliament. Its MEPs are

EMDA, the East Midlands Development Agency, holds funds from central government to enable regeneration.

Nottingham East Midlands Airport is situated between the three main cities, and the region is served by Midland Mainline and GNER high-speed trains to London. The M1 motorway also serves the three largest conurbations.

Local media include:

A looser definition of the East Midlands would include the City of Peterborough, Burton-upon-Trent in Staffordshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.

External link

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Districts of England - East Midlands Flag of England

Amber Valley | Ashfield | Bassetlaw | Blaby | Bolsover | Boston | Broxtowe | Charnwood | Chesterfield | Corby | Daventry | Derby | Derbyshire Dales | East Lindsey | East Northamptonshire | Erewash | Gedling | Harborough | High Peak | Hinckley and Bosworth | Kettering | Leicester | Lincoln | Mansfield | Melton | Newark and Sherwood | Northampton | North East Derbyshire | North Kesteven | North West Leicestershire | Nottingham | Oadby and Wigston | Rushcliffe | Rutland | South Derbyshire | South Holland | South Kesteven | South Northamptonshire | Wellingborough | West Lindsey

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Derbyshire - Leicestershire - Lincolnshire - Northamptonshire - Nottinghamshire

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fr:Région anglaise des Midlands de l'Est it:Midlands Orientali no:Řst-Midlands

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