Derbyshire
or Derby geographical name county N central England capital Matlock area 1052 square miles (2725 square kilometers), population 914,600

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  • Derbyshire — Geografie Status: Zeremonielle und Verwaltungsgrafschaft Region: East Midlands Fläche …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Derbyshire — es un condado situado en el centro de Inglaterra, en el Reino Unido. Aunque su ciudad más importante es Derby, ésta, al adquirir status de City , abandonó el County Council (Consejo del Condado) y dejó la capitalidad del condado en favor de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Derbyshire — es un condado situado en el centro de Inglaterra, en el Reino Unido. Su capital es Matlock. Ocupa un área de 2.625 Km² y su población estimada (2003) es de 976.212 habitantes. Es un condado muy montañoso por la parte norte. Por el sur está… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Derbyshire — (spr. dārbĭschĭr), Grafschaft im nördlichen England, grenzt nördlich an die Grafschaft York, östlich an Nottingham und Leicester, südlich an letzteres, westlich an Stafford, Cheshire und Lancashire und umfaßt 2666 qkm (48,4 QM.) mit (1901)… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Derbyshire —   [ dɑːbɪʃɪə], County in Mittelengland, 2 631 km2, 914 600 Einwohner, Verwaltungssitz ist Matlock; erstreckt sich vom Flachland am mittleren Trent in das Penninische Gebirge (Peak District National Park); im Osten und Süden Kohlenbergbau und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Derbyshire — [dʉr′bi shir, dʉr′bishər; ] chiefly Brit [, där′bishir, där′bi shər] county in central England: 1,015 sq mi (2,629 sq km); pop. 929,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Derbyshire — For other uses, see Derbyshire (disambiguation). Coordinates: 53°8′N 1°36′W / 53.133°N 1.6°W / 53.133; 1.6 …   Wikipedia

  • Derbyshire — /derr bee shear , sheuhr/; Brit. /dahr bi shear , sheuhr/, n. a county in central England. 887,400; 1060 sq. mi. (2630 sq. km). Also called Derby. * * * I or Derby Administrative (pop., 2001: 734,581), geographic, and historic county, central… …   Universalium

  • Derbyshire — 53°8′N 1°36′W / 53.133, 1.6 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Derbyshire — This interesting name is of Old Scandinavian origin, and has two possible meanings. Firstly, it may be an ancient regional name from the hundred of West Derby in Lancashire, which was often referred to in the Middle Ages as Derbyshire , from the… …   Surnames reference

  • Derbyshire — Der|by|shire a ↑county in northern central England. The ↑Peak District National Park is mainly in Derbyshire, and is a popular place for tourists …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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