The county of Lancashire is situated in North West England and is home to 1.4 million residents. The county town of Lancashire is Preston as this is where Lancashire County Council is based. Lancashire gained in prominence during the industrial revolution as a major cotton manufacturer. By the 1830’s 85% of all cotton manufactured in the world was processed in Lancashire. Today the defence industry is the largest industry in Lancashire. BAE Systems are based in Warton and also have a manufacturing site in Samlesbury. Other large businesses in Lancashire include Ultra Electronics in Fulwood, Rolls-Royce plc in Barnoldswick and Airline Network in Preston. more

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Basic Information
County Capital: Preston
Largest County City: Lancaster
Population: 14,517,100
Area: 3,079 km²
Population density: 472 / km²