South East England

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South East England is the most populous of the nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.wikipedia
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Buckinghamshire

County of BuckinghamBuckinghamshire, EnglandBucks
It consists of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a ceremonial county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.

Kent

Kent, EnglandCounty of KentCounty Kent
It consists of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex. The North Downs Line runs from Berkshire then through Surrey to connect with Sussex and Kent.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

East Sussex

EastSussexCounty of East Sussex
It consists of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
East Sussex is a county in South East England.

Southampton

Southampton, EnglandSouthampton, HampshireCity of Southampton
The headquarters of the region's governmental bodies are in Guildford, and the region contains seven chartered cities: Brighton and Hove, Canterbury, Chichester, Oxford, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester, though other major settlements include Reading, Medway, Milton Keynes and Slough. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
Southampton is a city in Hampshire, South East England, 70 mi south-west of London and 15 mi north-west of Portsmouth.

Chichester

Chichester, West SussexChichester, EnglandChichester, Sussex
The headquarters of the region's governmental bodies are in Guildford, and the region contains seven chartered cities: Brighton and Hove, Canterbury, Chichester, Oxford, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester, though other major settlements include Reading, Medway, Milton Keynes and Slough.
Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, in South-East England.

Oxfordshire

County of OxfordOxfordshire, EnglandCounty of Oxfordshire
It consists of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Oxonium, the Latin name for Oxford) is a county in South East England.

Medway

Medway TownsBorough of MedwayMedway Council
The headquarters of the region's governmental bodies are in Guildford, and the region contains seven chartered cities: Brighton and Hove, Canterbury, Chichester, Oxford, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester, though other major settlements include Reading, Medway, Milton Keynes and Slough. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
Medway is a conurbation and unitary authority in Kent in the region of South East England.

Thames Valley

The Thames ValleyThames Valley corridor
The River Thames flows through the region and its basin is known as the Thames Valley.
The Thames Valley is an informally-defined sub-region of South East England, centred on the River Thames west of London, with Oxford as a major centre.

Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, EnglandMilton Keynes, UKMilton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The headquarters of the region's governmental bodies are in Guildford, and the region contains seven chartered cities: Brighton and Hove, Canterbury, Chichester, Oxford, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester, though other major settlements include Reading, Medway, Milton Keynes and Slough. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
In the 1960s, the UK Government decided that a further generation of new towns in the South East of England was needed to relieve housing congestion in London.

Weald

High WealdThe WealdLow Weald
The Wealden iron industry in the Weald was the site of the first blast furnace in Britain in 1491, and produced much of Britain's cast iron until the 1770s.
The Weald is an area of South East England between the parallel chalk escarpments of the North and the South Downs.

Gatwick Airport

GatwickLondon Gatwick AirportLondon Gatwick
It is the location of Gatwick Airport, the UK's second-busiest airport, and its coastline along the English Channel provides numerous ferry crossings to mainland Europe.
On 17 September 2008, BAA announced it would sell Gatwick after the Competition Commission published a report about BAA's market dominance in London and the South East.

List of districts in South East England by population

See: List of districts in south east England by population
This is a List of Local Government Districts in the South East England government region, in descending order of population.

Brighton and Hove

Brighton & HoveBrightonCity of Brighton and Hove
The headquarters of the region's governmental bodies are in Guildford, and the region contains seven chartered cities: Brighton and Hove, Canterbury, Chichester, Oxford, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester, though other major settlements include Reading, Medway, Milton Keynes and Slough. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
Brighton and Hove is a seaside city in East Sussex, in South East England.

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Windsor and MaidenheadWindsor & MaidenheadRoyal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is a Royal Borough of Berkshire, in South East England.

Hampshire

County of SouthamptonHampshire, EnglandCounty of Hampshire
It consists of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Bracknell Forest U.A., Brighton & Hove U.A., Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway U.A., Milton Keynes U.A., Oxfordshire, Portsmouth U.A., Reading U.A., Slough U.A., Southampton U.A., Surrey, Windsor and Maidenhead U.A., Wokingham U.A. and West Sussex.
It is the largest county in South East England and remains the third largest shire county in the United Kingdom despite losing more land than any other English county in all contemporary boundary changes.

Sussex

County of SussexSussex, EnglandSouth Saxon
The North Downs Line runs from Berkshire then through Surrey to connect with Sussex and Kent.
Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.

South Hampshire

Southampton Urban AreaPortsmouth Urban AreaGreater Portsmouth
The major conurbations of the region include South Hampshire (855,000), Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton (474,000) and Reading (318,000).
It is the most populated part of South East England, excluding London.

Borough of Milton Keynes

Milton KeynesMilton Keynes CouncilMilton Keynes Borough Council
It is the northernmost district of the South East England Region.

Chatham, Kent

ChathamChatham, EnglandChatham, Medway
The South East England Development Agency is in Guildford, with another site in Chatham.
Chatham is one of the Medway towns located within the Medway unitary authority, in North Kent, in South East England.

South Bucks

South BuckinghamshireBeaconsfieldDistrict of South Bucks
South Bucks is one of four local government districts in the non-metropolitan county of Buckinghamshire, in South East England.

South East England Councils

South East England Partnership Board
It was abolished on 31 March 2009 and replaced with South East England Councils in Kingston upon Thames.
South East England Councils (SEEC) is a voluntary association of council leaders from the 74 local authorities in the South East region of England.

Walbury Hill

Inkpen and Walbury HillsInkpen and Walbury Hills SSSIWalbury
The highest point is Walbury Hill in Berkshire at 297 m.
At 297 m above sea level, it is the highest hill in Berkshire and the highest natural point in South East England (West Berkshire being a constituent part of this region), just 3 m higher than Leith Hill in Surrey.

South Eastern main line

South East Main Linemain lineSoutheastern Main Line
The South Eastern Main Line and High Speed 1 pass through Kent; the latter connects to the Channel Tunnel.
The South Eastern main line is a major long-distance railway route in South East England, UK, one of the two main routes crossing the county of Kent, going via Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Ashford and Folkestone to Dover.

Brighton and Hove built-up area

Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton474,485Brighton and Hove
The major conurbations of the region include South Hampshire (855,000), Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton (474,000) and Reading (318,000).
It is also the second largest conurbation in the South East region of England and the second largest conurbation on the English Channel coast, in either England or France.

Historical and alternative regions of England

Civil Defence RegionLondon Civil Defence RegionStandard Statistical Region
Until 1999, there was a south east Standard Statistical Region, which also included the counties of Bedfordshire, Greater London, Essex and Hertfordshire.
They are broadly the same as the government office regions, except that Cumbria is a region in itself, the North East is named Northumbria and South East England is divided into three – Thames and Chilterns, Southern England and a rump South East England.