Place:South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, England

NameSouth Gloucestershire
TypeUnitary authority
Coordinates51.42°N 2.38°W
Located inGloucestershire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoAvon, Englandmodern county in which South Gloucestershire was located 1974-1996

South Gloucestershire is a unitary authority within the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire. It was established in 1996 when the County of Avon was abolished.

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Much of the population is in the northern and eastern suburbs of Bristol, although there are also large population centres in the Yate-Sodbury, Winterbourne-Frampton Cotterell and Thornbury areas. All of the villages are within the commuting belt for Bristol, Bath, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article South Gloucestershire.

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