Useful Information About Norfolk County

In the East of England is located a low lying county called Norfolk. It shares its borders with Cambridgeshire to the southwest and west, Lincolnshire to the west and with Suffolk to the south. Its north and east borders are linked with the North Sea coast. Norwich is the county town. Area wise Norfolk is the fifth biggest ceremonial county of England, which is spread in an area of 2,074 sq miles or 5,371 sq km.

Out of all the 34 non metropolitan English counties, Norfolk stands seventh in terms of population. Mostly rural it also stands the tenth lowest density county in the UK. Most of its public is settled in 3 major cities, King’s Lynn, Great Yarmouth and Norwich. It depends a lot on tourism and agriculture.
Plantlife chose Norfolk’s county flower was voted to be the Common Poppy after it was replaced from the initial Alexander’s after a contest.

Norfolk did exist since pre Roman times, where along with Neolithic camps situated in the high lands of the west where flints were quarried. Initially the county was inhabited by Iceni, Brythonic tribes unto the 1st century. When Romans attacked this county, they revolted against the Romans, but the revolts were crushed by the Romans opening the gates of Roman era in UK.

In this period several roads and ports were created throughout the county and agriculture was a major source of income. As it is situated in the eastern side shore line of UK, it could easily be attacked, so many forts were constructed. The impression of the early English settlers can be found from many place names like hams, tons and throes.

Unto the 20th century woolen industry and agriculture were the main sources of income. With the passing of time and after many ups and downs the county started maturating a role in aviation. With the two World Wars it got a huge push in expansion, especially during the World War II.

Agriculture intensified quickly and it continues with the creations of large fields for oil seed rape and cereal growth. Norfolk’s landscape is and with often eroding cliffs, most of which has become chalk and clay, makes it a swampland with the sea water often flooding it. Many plans were created and abolished to have a safe shoreline and due to global warnings in climate change something solid will be done in near future.

Norfolk had both fertile and flat land making cultivation easy. The best crops that are harvested are barley used for brewing, oil seed rape and sugar beet. Renowned companies in Norfolk are Aviv’s Norwich Union, Bernard Mathews and Unilevers Colmans. In order to help the local industry in Norwich, a wireless service is provided by local council.

The Construction Industry Training Board is located at the previous airfield of RAF Bircham Newton. The BBC East covers an area onto west as Milton Keynes. During 1999 and 2000 the census report says that the county has an unemployment rate of 5.6%, as compared to 6.0% for the UK and 5.8% for England.

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