Warwickshire

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Warwickshire (postal abbreviation Warks.) is a county in the West Midlands region of England.wikipedia
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Nuneaton

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The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The market towns of northern and eastern Warwickshire were industrialised in the 19th century, and include Atherstone, Bedworth, Nuneaton, and Rugby.
Nuneaton is a large town in northern Warwickshire, England.

Warwick

Warwick, EnglandWarwick, Warwickshirea city of the same name
The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The prosperous towns of central and western Warwickshire including Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Kenilworth, Alcester, Southam and Wellesbourne harbour light to medium industries, services and tourism as major employment sectors.
Warwick is a market town and the county town of Warwickshire, England.

West Midlands (region)

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Warwickshire (postal abbreviation Warks.) is a county in the West Midlands region of England.
Warwickshire is home to the towns of Stratford upon Avon, birthplace of writer William Shakespeare, Rugby, the birthplace of Rugby football and Nuneaton, birthplace to author George Eliot.

William Shakespeare

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The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

Stratford-on-Avon District

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The county is divided into five districts of North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby, Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon.
Stratford-on-Avon is a local government district of southern Warwickshire in England.

Warwick District

WarwickWarwick District CouncilDistrict of Warwick
The county is divided into five districts of North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby, Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon.
Warwick is a local government district of central Warwickshire in England.

North Warwickshire

North Warwickshire Borough CouncilBorough of North WarwickshireN. Warks.
The county is divided into five districts of North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby, Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon.
North Warwickshire is a local government district and borough in Warwickshire, England.

Borough of Rugby

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The county is divided into five districts of North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby, Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon.
The Borough of Rugby is a local government district with borough status in eastern Warwickshire, England.

Coventry

Coventry, EnglandCity of CoventryCoventry, West Midlands
The historic county boundaries include Coventry, Sutton Coldfield and Solihull, as well as much of Birmingham.
Historically part of Warwickshire, at the 2011 census Coventry had a population of 316,915, making it the 9th largest city in England and the 12th largest in the United Kingdom.

Nuneaton and Bedworth

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough CouncilNuneatonNuneaton & Bedworth
The county is divided into five districts of North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby, Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon.
Nuneaton and Bedworth is a local government district with borough status, in northern Warwickshire, England, consisting of the towns of Nuneaton and Bedworth, the large village of Bulkington and the green belt land inbetween.

Solihull

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The historic county boundaries include Coventry, Sutton Coldfield and Solihull, as well as much of Birmingham.
Historically in Warwickshire, it is the largest town in, and administrative centre of, the larger Metropolitan Borough of Solihull, which itself has a population of 209,890.

Local Government Act 1972

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The current county boundaries were set in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972.
For example, in the area that was to become the seven boroughs of the metropolitan county of West Midlands, local government was split between three administrative counties (Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire), and eight county boroughs (Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Solihull, Walsall, Warley, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton).

Staffordshire

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The county is bordered by Leicestershire to the northeast, Staffordshire to the northwest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands to the west, Northamptonshire to the east and southeast, Gloucestershire to the southwest and Oxfordshire to the south.
It borders Cheshire to the northwest, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the southeast, West Midlands and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west.

Leicestershire

Leicestershire, EnglandCounty of LeicesterLeicester
The county is bordered by Leicestershire to the northeast, Staffordshire to the northwest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands to the west, Northamptonshire to the east and southeast, Gloucestershire to the southwest and Oxfordshire to the south.
The county borders Nottinghamshire to the north, Lincolnshire to the north-east, Rutland to the east, Northamptonshire to the south-east, Warwickshire to the south-west, Staffordshire to the west, and Derbyshire to the north-west.

Northamptonshire

NorthantsCounty of NorthamptonNorthamptonshire, England
The county is bordered by Leicestershire to the northeast, Staffordshire to the northwest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands to the west, Northamptonshire to the east and southeast, Gloucestershire to the southwest and Oxfordshire to the south.
Covering an area of 2,364 square kilometres (913 sq mi), Northamptonshire is landlocked between eight other counties: Warwickshire to the west, Leicestershire and Rutland to the north, Cambridgeshire to the east, Bedfordshire to the south-east, Buckinghamshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the south-west and Lincolnshire to the north-east – England's shortest administrative county boundary at 19 metres (20 yards).

West Midlands (county)

West MidlandsWest Midlands countyCounty of West Midlands
The county is bordered by Leicestershire to the northeast, Staffordshire to the northwest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands to the west, Northamptonshire to the east and southeast, Gloucestershire to the southwest and Oxfordshire to the south.
It came into existence as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972, formed from parts of Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire.

Oxfordshire

County of OxfordOxfordshire, EnglandCounty of Oxfordshire
The county is bordered by Leicestershire to the northeast, Staffordshire to the northwest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands to the west, Northamptonshire to the east and southeast, Gloucestershire to the southwest and Oxfordshire to the south.
The ceremonial county borders Warwickshire to the north-west, Northamptonshire to the north-east, Buckinghamshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Wiltshire to the south-west and Gloucestershire to the west.

Rugby, Warwickshire

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The market towns of northern and eastern Warwickshire were industrialised in the 19th century, and include Atherstone, Bedworth, Nuneaton, and Rugby.
Rugby is a market town in Warwickshire, England, close to the River Avon.

Atherstone

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The market towns of northern and eastern Warwickshire were industrialised in the 19th century, and include Atherstone, Bedworth, Nuneaton, and Rugby.
Atherstone is a small industrial and market town and civil parish in the English county of Warwickshire.

Bedworth

Bedworth HeathBedworth Urban DistrictBedworth, Warwickshire
The market towns of northern and eastern Warwickshire were industrialised in the 19th century, and include Atherstone, Bedworth, Nuneaton, and Rugby.
Bedworth ( or locally or ) is a market town in the borough of Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire, England.

Stratford-upon-Avon

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The prosperous towns of central and western Warwickshire including Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Kenilworth, Alcester, Southam and Wellesbourne harbour light to medium industries, services and tourism as major employment sectors.
Stratford-upon-Avon, commonly known as just Stratford, is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon District, in the county of Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 91 mi north west of London, 22 mi south east of Birmingham, and 8 mi south west of Warwick.

Gloucestershire

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The county is bordered by Leicestershire to the northeast, Staffordshire to the northwest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands to the west, Northamptonshire to the east and southeast, Gloucestershire to the southwest and Oxfordshire to the south.
Gloucestershire borders Herefordshire to the north west, Wiltshire to the south, Bristol and Somerset to the south west, Worcestershire to the north, Oxfordshire to the east, Warwickshire to the north east, and the Welsh county of Monmouthshire to the west.

Kenilworth

Kenilworth, WarwickshireKenilworth, England
The prosperous towns of central and western Warwickshire including Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, Kenilworth, Alcester, Southam and Wellesbourne harbour light to medium industries, services and tourism as major employment sectors.
Kenilworth is a town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, about 6 mi south-west of the centre of Coventry, 5 mi north of Warwick and 90 mi north-west of London.

Worcestershire

County of WorcesterWorcesterWorcestershire, England
The county is bordered by Leicestershire to the northeast, Staffordshire to the northwest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands to the west, Northamptonshire to the east and southeast, Gloucestershire to the southwest and Oxfordshire to the south.
The county borders Herefordshire to the west, Shropshire to the north-west, Staffordshire only just to the north, West Midlands to the north and north-east, Warwickshire to the east and Gloucestershire to the south.

County town

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The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton.