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Niet-stedelijk graafschap in Engeland
Vlag van Engeland
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Land Engeland
Status shire county
Regio East Midlands
Coördinaten 52°43'0"NB, 1°11'0"WL
Oppervlakte 2.082,8920[1] km²
(331 inw./km²)
Verenigd Koninkrijk

Leicestershire is een shire-graafschap (non-metropolitan county OF county) in de Engelse regio East Midlands en telt 690.212 inwoners. De oppervlakte bedraagt 2.084 km².

De administratrieve hoofdstad is Glenfield.


Van de bevolking is 15,7% ouder dan 65 jaar. De werkloosheid bedraagt 2,4% van de beroepsbevolking (cijfers volkstelling 2001).

Het aantal inwoners steeg van ongeveer 573.300 in 1991 naar 609.578 in 2001.


  1. Charnwood
  2. Melton
  3. Harborough
  4. Oadby and Wigston
  5. Blaby
  6. Hinckley and Bosworth
  7. North West Leicestershire
  8. Leicester (unitary authority)
Leicestershire Ceremonial Numbered.png

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Zie de categorie Leicestershire van Wikimedia Commons voor mediabestanden over dit onderwerp.
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