Suffolk

Suffolk (/ˈsʌfək/) is a ceremonial county of England in East Anglia. It borders Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south; the North Sea lies to the east. The county town is Ipswich; other important towns include Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, and Felixstowe which has one of the largest container ports in Europe.[2]

Suffolk
Motto: 
"Guide Our Endeavour"
Coordinates: 52°10′N 1°00′E
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionEast
EstablishedAncient
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (Greenwich Mean Time)
  Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (British Summer Time)
Members of ParliamentList of MPs
PoliceSuffolk Constabulary
Ceremonial county
Lord LieutenantClare FitzRoy, Countess of Euston
High SheriffBridget McIntyre[1] (2020–21)
Area3,798 km2 (1,466 sq mi)
  Ranked8th of 48
Population (mid-2019 est.)758,556
  Ranked32nd of 48
Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Ethnicity97.2% White
Non-metropolitan county
County councilSuffolk County Council
ExecutiveConservative
Admin HQIpswich
Area4,106 km2 (1,585 sq mi)
  Ranked6th of 26
Population761,350
  Ranked13th of 26
Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2GB-SFK
ONS code42
GSS codeE10000029
ITLUKH14
Websitewww.suffolk.gov.uk
Districts

Districts of Suffolk
Districts
  1. Ipswich
  2. East Suffolk
  3. Mid Suffolk
  4. Babergh
  5. West Suffolk

The county is low-lying but can be quite hilly, especially towards the west. It is also known for its extensive farming and has largely arable land with the wetlands of the Broads in the north. The Suffolk Coast & Heaths and Dedham Vale are both nationally designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


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