South Cambridgeshire

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South Cambridgeshire District

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Geography
Status:District
Region:East of England
Admin. County:Cambridgeshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 37th
901.63 km²
Admin. HQ:Cambourne
ONS code:12UG
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 133rd
133,573
148 / km²
Ethnicity:97.1% White
Politics
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Arms of South Cambridgeshire District Council


South Cambridgeshire District Council
http://www.scambs.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative + Liberal Democrats + Independent
MPs:Andrew Lansley, James Paice

South Cambridgeshire is a mostly rural district of Cambridgeshire, England. It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of Chesterton Rural District and South Cambridgeshire Rural District. It surrounds the city of Cambridge, which is administered separately from the district. After the abolition of South Herefordshire and Hereford districts to form the unitary Herefordshire in 1998, it is the only English district to completely surround another.

The district's coat of arms (shown on the right) contains a reference to the coat of arms of Cambridge University. The motto, the same as that of the old Chesterton Rural District, means "Nothing without work" in Dutch. The district council's headquarters moved from Cambridge to Cambourne in 2004.

See also


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Districts of England - East of England Flag of England

Babergh | Basildon | Bedford | Braintree | Breckland | Brentwood | Broadland | Broxbourne | Cambridge | Castle Point | Chelmsford | Colchester | Dacorum | East Cambridgeshire | East Hertfordshire | Epping Forest | Fenland | Forest Heath | Great Yarmouth | Harlow | Hertsmere | Huntingdonshire | Ipswich | King's Lynn and West Norfolk | Luton | Maldon | Mid Bedfordshire | Mid Suffolk | North Hertfordshire | North Norfolk | Norwich | Peterborough | Rochford | St Albans | St Edmundsbury | South Bedfordshire | South Cambridgeshire | Southend-on-Sea | South Norfolk | Stevenage | Suffolk Coastal | Tendring | Three Rivers | Thurrock | Uttlesford | Watford | Waveney | Welwyn Hatfield

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk

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