- Cotswold (district)
Cotswold District — Non-metropolitan district — Sovereign state United Kingdom Constituent country England Region South West England Non-metropolitan county Gloucestershire Status Non-metropolitan district Admin HQ Cirencester Incorporated 1 April 1974 Government - Type Non-metropolitan district council - Body Cotswold District Council - Leadership Alternative - Sec.31 (Conservative) - MPs Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Area - Total 449.6 sq mi (1,164.5 km2) Area rank 20th (of 326) Population (2010 est.) - Total 83,500 - Rank 278th (of 326) - Density 185.7/sq mi (71.7/km2) - Ethnicity 98.8% White Time zone GMT (UTC0) - Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1) ONS code 23UC OS grid reference SP0221002304 Website cotswold.gov.uk
It was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the urban district of Cirencester with Cirencester Rural District, North Cotswold Rural District, Northleach Rural District and Tetbury Rural District.
Eighty per cent of the district lies within the River Thames catchment area, with the Thames itself and several tributaries including the River Windrush and River Leach running through the district. Lechlade in an important point on the river as the upstream limit of navigation. In the 2007 floods in the UK, rivers were the source of flooding of 53 per cent of the locations affected and the Thames at Lechlade reached record levels with over 100 reports of flooding.
Ceremonial county of Gloucestershire Unitary authorities Boroughs or districts Major settlementsBerkeley | Bradley Stoke | Cheltenham | Chipping Campden | Chipping Sodbury | Cinderford | Cirencester | Coleford | Dursley | Fairford | Filton | Gloucester | Kingswood | Lechlade | Lydney | Minchinhampton | Mitcheldean | Moreton-in-Marsh | Nailsworth | Newent | Northleach | Painswick | Patchway | Stonehouse | Stow-on-the-Wold | Stroud | Tetbury | Tewkesbury | Thornbury | Winchcombe | Wotton-under-Edge | Yate
See also: List of civil parishes in Gloucestershire
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