Place:Amber Valley District, Derbyshire, England

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NameAmber Valley District
TypeDistrict municipality
Coordinates53°N 1.4°W
Located inDerbyshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoAlfreton, Derbyshire, Englandurban district which merged into the district municipality in 1974
Belper, Derbyshire, Englandurban district which merged into the district municipality in 1974
Heanor, Derbyshire, Englandurban district which merged into the district municipality in 1974
Ripley, Derbyshire, Englandurban district which merged into the district municipality in 1974
Belper Rural, Derbyshire, Englandrural district which merged into the district municipality in 1974
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Amber Valley (#5 on map) is a local government district and borough in Derbyshire, England established in 1974. It takes its name from the River Amber and covers a semi-rural area with a number of small towns whose economy was formerly based on coal mining and engineering. The parliamentary constituency of Amber Valley covers a similar area.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the urban and rural districts listed below. The district was granted borough status in 1988.

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