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Borough of Great Yarmouth


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Geography
Status: Borough
Region: East of England
Admin. County: Norfolk
Area:

- Total
Ranked

173.98 km²
Admin. HQ: Great Yarmouthmarker
ONS code: 33UD
Demographics
Population:

- Total ( )

- Density
Ranked



/ km²
Ethnicity: 98.6% White
Politics
Great Yarmouth Borough Council

http://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive:
MP: Anthony Wright
The Borough of Great Yarmouth is a local government district with borough status in Norfolk, Englandmarker. It is named after its main town, Great Yarmouthmarker.

History

The borough was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the former county borough of Great Yarmouth, along with part of Blofield and Flegg Rural District, and also part of the Lothingland Rural Districtmarker in East Suffolkmarker.

The amendment to include five parishes from Lothingland RD in Norfolk was made by Anthony Fell, MP for Great Yarmouth, at committee stage.

Composition

The borough comprises the urban area of Great Yarmouth itself, together with 21 surrounding parishes. At the time of the 2001 census, the borough had an area of 182 km², of which 26 km² was in the urban area and 156 km² in the surrounding parishes. The borough had a population of 90,810 in 39,380 households, with 47,288 people in 21,007 households living in the urban area, whilst 43,522 people in 18,373 households lived in the surrounding parishes.

Places

Besides Great Yarmouth itself, other significant settlements in the borough include:



Parishes

The urban area of Great Yarmouth itself is unparished. The remainder of the district comprises the following civil parishes:



† formerly part of Lothingland Rural Districtmarker

See also



References


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