The county of North Yorkshire is located in North England and has a population of over 1 million inhabitants. The county shares a border with East Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria and County Durham. With a land area of over 8,600 km2 North Yorkshire is the largest county in England. The county is considered rural and around 40% of the land is covered by national parks. House prices in North Yorkshire are lower than the national average at £221,000. Terraced houses are more common than detached or semi-detached. The average price for a terraced house is £169,000. The average price for a flat is £135,000 and the average monthly rental costs for a property are £585. more
The economy in North Yorkshire is focused on agriculture and energy production. The technology, tourism and service sectors are also strong. Employment in the county is high and the number of people seeking Job Seekers Allowance is low.
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a popular destination for tourists. The railway connects the towns of Pickering and Whitby by a steam locomotive and takes visitors through 18 miles of countryside. In 2009 the railway was awarded the Best Visitor Attraction by the Yorkshire Moors And Coast Tourism Partnership.
The North Yorkshire Moors is one of the largest areas of heather moorland in the UK. The Moors attract thousand of visitors every year, particularly visitors who enjoy walking, horse riding, cycling, mountain biking and gliding.
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|Largest County City:||York|
|Population density:||125 / km²|