The county of Norfolk is situated in the east of England and has borders with Lincolnshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the southwest and Suffolk to the south. Norfolk has a population of over 850,000 and a land area of over 5,370 km2, making it the fifth largest county in England. House prices in Norfolk are below the national average at £190,000. The average price of a semi-detached house is £161,000 and £117,000 for a flat. The average monthly rental cost for a property is £650. The county town is the city of Norwich, which is where Norfolk County Council is situated. more
Norfolk is considered a very rural county. 38% of the county’s population live in one of the three built up areas: Norwich, Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn. There are many small, rural villages in Norfolk, which are popular with the retired or people looking for a quieter life.
The Norfolk Broads are a network of lakes and rivers situated in the east of the county. The Broads have a National Park status and are popular with holidaymakers who hire canal boats and sail along the rivers, stopping at various villages along the way.
The economy in Norfolk is focused in the agriculture and food industries. Norfolk is quite flat and low lying which provides excellent farming conditions. 20% of employment is in the farming industry and crops of sugar beet, wheat, barley and oilseed rape are most common. Some of the biggest companies in Norfolk are Aviva, Colman’s and Bernard Matthews Farms.
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|Largest County City:||Norwich|
|Population density:||158 / km²|