County Durham (district)
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County Durham is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of Durham, North East England. It covers seven former districts: Durham (city), Easington, Sedgefield (borough), Teesdale, Wear Valley, Derwentside, and Chester-le-Street. It is governed by Durham County Council and has 136 civil parishes.
District in North East England
Unitary authority area in England
Unitary authority area
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||North East England|
|Unitary Authority||1 April 2009|
|• Type||Non-metropolitan district|
|• Local Authority||Durham County Council|
|• MPs||Mary Foy (L)|
Dehenna Davison (C)
Grahame Morris (L)
Kevan Jones (L)
Richard Holden (C)
|• Total||522,068 (Ranked 8th)|
|• Ethnicity||98.2% White 1.8% Other|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)|
|ONS code||00EJ (ONS)|
The district is in a ceremonial county with three boroughs: Borough of Darlington, Borough of Hartlepool & Borough of Stockton-on-Tees (area north of the River Tees).
The area is 2,232.6 km2 (862 sq m).