Place:East Dereham, Norfolk, England

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NameEast Dereham
Alt namesDerehamsource: Wikipedia
Derhamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188
TypeTown
Coordinates52.683°N 0.933°E
Located inNorfolk, England     (100 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Dereham, also known as East Dereham, is a town and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the A47 road, some 15 miles (25 km) west of the city of Norwich and 25 miles (40 km) east of King's Lynn. The civil parish has an area of and in the 2001 census had a population of 15,659 in 6,941 households. For the purposes of local government, Dereham falls within, and is the centre of administration for, the district of Breckland. The town should not be confused with the Norfolk village of West Dereham, which lies about 25 miles (40 km) away.

Since 1983 Dereham has been twinned with the town of Rüthen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is also twinned with Caudebec-lès-Elbeuf, France.

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