Lieutenancy areas /lɛfˈtɛnənsiː/, officially counties and areas for the purposes of the lieutenancies, are the separate areas of the United Kingdom appointed a lord-lieutenant – a representative of the British monarch. In many cases they have similar demarcation and naming to, but are not necessarily coterminate with, the counties of the United Kingdom.
Parts of this article (those related to the current status of the boundaries, which are now historical) need to be updated. (September 2021)
|Created by||Lieutenancies Act 1997|
|Number||99 (as of 2008)|