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This article is about the borough. For the river, see River Erewash.
Borough of Erewash
Shown within Derbyshire
Shown within Derbyshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East Midlands
Administrative county Derbyshire
Admin. HQ Ilkeston
 • Type Erewash Borough Council
 • Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive: Conservative
 • MPs: Pauline Latham,
Jessica Lee
 • Total 42.3 sq mi (109.6 km2)
Area rank 211th
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 112,200
 • Rank Ranked 199th
 • Density 2,700/sq mi (1,000/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)
ONS code 17UG (ONS)
E07000036 (GSS)
Ethnicity 96.7% White
1.3% S.Asian[1]

Erewash (/ˈɛrəwɒʃ/ ERR-ə-wosh) is a local government district and borough in eastern Derbyshire, England, to the east of Derby and the west of Nottingham. It contains the towns of Ilkeston, Long Eaton and Sandiacre and fourteen civil parishes.

The borough was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Ilkeston, the Long Eaton urban district and part of South East Derbyshire Rural District.

The borough council's headquarters are split between each of the main urban areas at Long Eaton and Ilkeston Town Halls.

The borough is home to the public school, Trent College, The Long Eaton School In Long Eaton, Erewash and its junior / prep school The Elms School.

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  1. ^ "Neighbourhood Statistics - Erewash (Local Authority)". Office for National Statistics. 2008-08-29. Retrieved 2008-12-03. 

Coordinates: 52°55′N 1°19′W / 52.917°N 1.317°W / 52.917; -1.317