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Lyng is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the River Wensum, some 10 km (6.2 mi) north-east of the town of East Dereham and 20 km (12 mi) north-west of the city of Norwich.
The civil parish has an area of 7.99 km2 (3.08 sq mi) and in the 2001 UK census had a population of 806 in 338 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the District of Breckland.