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  1. The Nottingham Built-up Area, Nottingham Urban Area, or Greater Nottingham is an area of land defined by the Office for National Statistics as which is built upon, with nearby areas linked if within 200 metres - see the List of urban areas in the United Kingdom article for a broader definition. It consists of the city of Nottingham and the adjoining urban areas of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, in the East Midlands of England. It had a total population of 729,977 at the time of the 2011 census.

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    It is the largest urban area in the East Midlands and the second-largest in the Midlands. Its Functional Urban Area, the largest in the East Midlands, has a population of 919,484. The population of the Nottingham/Derby metropolitan area is estimated to be 1,610,000.

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    I think it would be useful to have a map showing just how much larger the 'Greater Nottingham' area is than the 'City'. It might clarify things elsewhere with regard to what is and isn't Nottingham. Bevo7412:01, 5 January 2006 (UTC)

    This is a rather tendentious title (especially if one was born in Derby :-)) - isn't it just the ONS 'Travel to work ' area'? The Bristol 'Travel to Work' area, of similar size, was used as a justification for the County of Avon - quite a good one, operationally, but alas not politically! (The result is, in both cases, the city unitary authorities ...

    There is a move to merge Greater Bristol and Bristol - I would have thought that Nottingham and Bristol should be dealt with similary since they're broadly similar-sized cities and hinterlands. Bob aka Linuxlad16:53, 5 July 2006 (UTC)

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    The middle Trent Valley was covered by ice sheets for large parts of the Paleolithic period between 500,000 and 10,000 years ago, and evidence of early human activity is limited to a small number of discarded stone artefacts found in glacial outwash or boulder clays. The post-glacial warming of the climate in the Mesolithic period between 10,000BC ...

    In Anglo-Saxon times, around 600 AD, the site formed part of the Kingdom of Mercia, where it may have been known as "Tig Guocobauc" (though this is only known from the later 9th-century account of the Welsh cleric Asser, active at the court of Alfred the Great) meaning in Brythonic "a place of cave dwellings", until falling under the rule of a Saxo...

    Nottingham is mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Bookas "Snotingeham" and "Snotingham". In the 11th century, Nottingham Castle was constructed on a sandstone outcrop by the River Trent. The Anglo-Saxon settlement developed into the English Borough of Nottingham and housed a Town Hall and Courts. A settlement also developed around the castle on the hill...

    The construction of St Peter's Church, Nottinghamstarted around 1180. The construction and opening of Ye old Jerusalem was in 1132. (Attributed to be Britain's oldest Pub)

    In 1264, during the Second Barons' War, rebels attacked the Jewish community of Nottingham. In 1276, a group of Carmelite friars established a Friary on what is now Friar Lane with lands that included a guesthouse on the site of what is now The Bell Inn.

    The town became a county corporate in 1449, giving it effective self-government, in the words of the charter, "for eternity". The Castle and Shire Hall were expressly excluded and technically remained as detached Parishes of Nottinghamshire.

    King Charles I of England raised the Royal Standard in Nottingham on 22 August 1642 at the start of the English Civil War. One of the first banks in England outside London was established around 1688. Smith's Bankwas in Market Square.

    The Trent Navigation Companyis formed in 1783 to improve navigation on the River Trent from Nottingham to Kingston upon Hull. The Nottingham Canalopens in 1796. The price of coal in Nottingham is halved.

    Coal gas was introduced in Nottinghamshire by the Nottingham Gas Light and Coke Companyin 1821. Nottingham was the first place in Britain to install high pressure constant supply mains water in 1831. This system was deployed by engineer Thomas Hawksley and the Trent Waterworks Company. The Midland Counties Railwayopened the first railway service be...

    Electric trams operated by Nottingham Corporation Tramwaysbegin on 1 January 1901. Nottingham Council House was rebuilt between 1927 and 1929 to designs by Thomas Cecil Howitt.

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    Nottingham - Wikipedia Nottingham in Wikipedia, die vrye ensiklopedie Nottingham is 'n stad, unitary authority en hoofstad van die seremoniële graafskap Nottinghamshire) in die East Midlands -streek van Engeland .

  5. Nottinghamshire is sheltered by the Pennines to the west, so receives relatively low rainfall at 641 to 740 millimetres (25 to 29 inches) annually. The average temperature of the county is 8.8–10.1 degrees Celsius (48–50 degrees Fahrenheit ). The county receives between 1321 and 1470 hours of sunshine per year.

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