Lieutenancy area

Lieutenancy areas /lɛfˈtɛnəns/ are the separate areas of the United Kingdom appointed a lord-lieutenant – a representative of the British monarch. In many cases they have similar demarcation and naming to, but are not necessarily coterminate with, the counties of the United Kingdom.

Lieutenancy area
CategoryCounty
LocationUnited Kingdom
Created byLieutenancies Act 1997
Created
  • 1997
Number99 (as of 2008)
Possible types
Populations8,000–8,167,000[1]
Areas3–8,611 km²

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