Gloucestershire (Listeni/ˈɡlɒstərʃər/ GLOSS-tər-shər) is a coonty in Sooth Wast Ingland. The coonty comprises pairt o the Cotswold Hills, pairt o the flat fertile valley o the River Severn, an the entire Forest o Dean.

Gloucestershire athin Ingland

The coonty toun is the ceety o Gloucester, an ither principal touns include Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud, an Tewkesbury.

When considered as a ceremonial coonty, Gloucestershire borders the preservit coonty o Gwent in Wales (nou Monmouthshire), an in Ingland the ceremonial coonties o Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire an Somerset. Ceremonially, it includes the aurie covered bi the Sooth Gloucestershire unitary authority.

Accordin tae a 2002 campaign bi the charity Plantlife, the coonty flouer o Gloucestershire is the Wild Daffodil.[1]

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  1. BBC News,, 5 May 2004. Retrieved 8 April 2006.

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