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East Riding of Yorkshire

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East Riding of Yorkshire
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Geography
Status:Ceremonial County; smaller Unitary District
Region:Yorkshire and the Humber
Area:
- Total
- District
- District area
Ranked 23rd
2,479 km²
Ranked 1st
2,409 km²
ISO 3166-2:GB-ERY (admin)
ONS code:00FB (admin)
NUTS 3:UKE11/12
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
- District
- District. pop.
Ranked 37th
569,195
229 / km²
Ranked 11th
321,253
Ethnicity:98.3% White
Politics
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Members of Parliament
Ian Cawsey, David Davis, Alan Johnson, Diana Johnson, Greg Knight, John Prescott, Graham Stuart
Districts
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  1. East Riding of Yorkshire
  2. Kingston-upon-Hull
East Riding administrative county 1888 - 1974
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The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district in the United Kingdom. It borders on the ceremonial counties of North Yorkshire (including the City of York), South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire (North Lincolnshire unitary), and surrounds on three sides the City of Kingston-upon-Hull (commonly known as Hull), which is a separate unitary district. For ceremonial purposes, the East Riding includes Hull.

It covers part of the historic county of Yorkshire, and East Riding is also the name for one of the historic divisions of the county and was the name of an administrative county that existed from 1888 to 1974, although all three entities are not commensurate in area. Apart from Hull, the whole of the northern part of what was Humberside from 1974 to April 1, 1996 is now in the East Riding of Yorkshire unitary authority, that is, the former districts of Beverley, East Yorkshire, and Holderness and the northern part of Boothferry.

The eastern part is the plain of Holderness, the western the Yorkshire Wolds.

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