Norwich (/ˈnɒr/ NORR-ij or /ˈnɒr/ NORR-ich) is a ceety in Ingland. It is the regional admeenistrative centre an coonty toun o Norfolk. Durin the 11t century, Norwich wis the seicont lairgest ceety in Ingland, efter Lunnon, an ane o the maist important places in the kinrick.

Norwich in March 2009
Norwich in March 2009
Coat of airms o Norwich
Coat airms
Shown athin Norfolk
Shown athin Norfolk
Coordinates: 52°37′42″N 1°17′48″E / 52.62833°N 1.29667°E / 52.62833; 1.29667Coordinates: 52°37′42″N 1°17′48″E / 52.62833°N 1.29667°E / 52.62833; 1.29667
KintraUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraIngland
RegionEast o Ingland
 • TeepNan-metropolitan destrict
 • Local AuthorityNorwich City Council
 • MPsClive Lewis (Labour)
Chloe Smith (Conservative)
 • Ceety & Nan-metropolitan destrict39.02 km2 (15.07 sq mi)
 (2011 est.)
 • Ceety & Nan-metropolitan destrict147,835 (Ranked 144t)
 • Urban
 • Urban density3388/km2 (8,770/sq mi)
 • Metro
376,500 (Travel to Work Area)[1]
 • Ethnicity
(2011 census)[2]
White (90.9%)
Asian (4.5%)
Mixed (2.3%)
Black (1.6%)
Arab (0.5%)
Other (0.4%)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Area code(s)01603
ONS code33UK

The built-up area o Norwich haes a population o 259,100. This aurie extends ayont the ceety bundary, wi extensive suburban auries on the wastren, northren an eastren sides, includin Costessey, Hellesdon, Old Catton, Sprowston an Thorpe St Andrew. The parliamentary seats cross ower intae adjacent local govrenment destricts. 135,800 (2008 est.) fowk live in the City of Norwich an the population o the Norwich Travel tae Wirk Aurie (i.e. the aurie o Norwich in which maist fowk baith live an wirk) is 367,035 (the 1991 figure wis 351,340). Norwich is the fowert maist densely populated local govrenment destrict athin the East o Ingland wi 3,480 fowk per square kilometre (8,993 per square mile).

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  1. "Home". 7 October 2010. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
  2. "2011 Census: Ethnic group, local authorities in England and Wales". ONS. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2014.