Cumbria

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'''Cumbria''' came into existence in 1974, after the passage of the {{wpd|Local Government Act 1972}}, from territory from the historic counties of [[Cumberland]], [[Westmorland]], [[Lancashire]] North of the Sands and a small part of [[Yorkshire]].  
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'''Cumbria''', a county in North West [[England]], came into existence in 1974, after the passage of the {{wpd|Local Government Act 1972}}. It was created from territory from the historic counties of [[Cumberland]], [[Westmorland]], [[Lancashire]] North of the Sands and a small part of [[Yorkshire]].  
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{{Geographic location
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| Center    = Cumbria
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| North    = [[Roxburghshire, Scotland|Roxburghshire, ''Scotland'']]
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| Northeast = [[Northumberland]]
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| East      = [[Durham|County Durham]]
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| Southeast = [[Yorkshire|North Yorkshire]]
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| South    = [[Lancashire]]
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| Southwest = ''Irish Sea''
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| West      = [[Isle of Man]] ''Irish Sea''
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| Northwest = [[Dumfriesshire, Scotland|Dumfriesshire, ''Scotland'']]
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[[Category:Counties of England]]
 
[[Category:Counties of England]]

Revision as of 17:13, 2 July 2012

Cumbria, a county in North West England, came into existence in 1974, after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972. It was created from territory from the historic counties of Cumberland, Westmorland, Lancashire North of the Sands and a small part of Yorkshire.