East of England is one of nine official regions of England. It comprises the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk.
Major towns and cities include Luton, Norwich, Bedford, Southend-on-Sea, Peterborough, Cambridge, Ipswich, Watford, Colchester, Chelmsford, Basildon, and Hemel Hemstead.
Counties of East of England
Basic information about the counties of East of England are shown in the table below:
|County||Area (Square Miles)||Cities and Towns Include:|
|Bedfordshire||477||Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard|
|Cambridgeshire||1310||Peterborough, Cambridge, Wisbech, St Neots|
|Essex||1420||Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Chelmsford, Basildon, Harlow, Grays, Brentwood, Clackton-on-Sea, Braintree, Canvey Island, Billericay, Wickford, Loughton, Stanford-le-Hope, Witham|
|Hertfordshire||634||Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage, St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, Cheshunt, Hoddesdon, Bishop's Stortford, Hatfield, Borehamwood, Hitchin, Letchworth, Harpenden, Hertford, Bushey|
|Norfolk||2074||Norwich, King's Lynn, Great Yarmouth|
|Suffolk||1466||Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill|
Map of East of England
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The other regions of England are East Midlands, London, North East, North West, South East, South West, West Midlands, and Yorkshire and the Humber.