The county of Hertfordshire is situated in East England and has a population of just over 1 million people. The county shares a border with London so is classed as one of the Home Counties. Hertfordshire also shares a border with Buckinghamshire to the west, Bedfordshire to the north and Cambridgeshire and Essex to the east. Average house prices are around £319,000. The average price for a semi-detached house is £315,000 while the price for a flat is around £176,000. Average monthly rental costs are around £1,130. House prices can vary greatly depending on the location and properties in the south of the county, bordering Greater London can be more expensive. more
Hertfordshire is home to many large companies including DSG International in Hemel Hempstead, Tesco in Cheshunt and JD Wetherspoon in Watford. GlaxoSmithKline have offices in Ware and Stevenage and The National Pharmacy Association are based in St. Albans. These companies and organisations play a large role in the economy of the county. Stansted Airport and Luton Airport are situated on the outskirts of the county and offer regular domestic and international flights.
The town of Borehamwood is well known as a major location for film studios. MGM British Studios have a studio here and world famous films like Star Wars, Harry Potter and GoldenEye were filmed in the studios in Borehamwood. Towns in the south of the county like Cheshunt, Hatfield, Rickmansworth and Watford are popular locations for London commuters. These places offer excellent transport links to and from the city. There are many smaller rural towns and villages within Hertfordshire, the county has over 1,800 miles of public paths and walkways which are popular with ramblers and walking groups.
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|Largest County City:||Watford|
|Population density:||656 / km²|