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''', is a county in north-west [[England]], which 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
[[Category:Cumbria]]
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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:Cumbria]]

Revision as of 19:42, 18 September 2013

Cumbria, is a county in north-west England, which 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.