Place:King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, England


NameKing's Lynn and West Norfolk District
Alt namesWest Norfolk Districtsource: (until 1981)
TypeDistrict municipality
Coordinates52.75°N 0.4°E
Located inNorfolk, England     (1974 - )
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King's Lynn and West Norfolk is a local government district and borough in Norfolk, England. Its council is based in the town of King's Lynn.

The district comprises the urban area of King's Lynn itself, together with 102 surrounding parishes. At the time of the 2001 UK census, the district had an area of 1,473 km², of which 28 km² was in the urban area and 1,445 km² in the surrounding parishes. The district had a population of 135,345 in 58,338 households, with 34,564 in 15,285 households living in the urban area, whilst 100,781 people in 43,053 households lived in the surrounding parishes.

The district was formed in 1974 and was originally known as just West Norfolk. It adopted its present name in 1981. The district comprised

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