Mid Suffolk

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Mid Suffolk District
Non-metropolitan district
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East of England
Non-metropolitan county Suffolk
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Needham Market
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Mid Suffolk District Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Daniel Poulter
David Ruffley
Area
 • Total 336.3 sq mi (871.1 km2)
Area rank 40th (of 326)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 97,100
 • Rank 241st (of 326)
 • Density 290/sq mi (110/km2)
 • Ethnicity 99.0% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 42UE (ONS)
E07000203 (GSS)
OS grid reference TM0853555286
Website www.midsuffolk.gov.uk

Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council is based in Needham Market, and the largest town is Stowmarket.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Eye, Stowmarket urban district, Gipping Rural District, Hartismere Rural District and Thedwastre Rural District.

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The district has the most parishes in Suffolk, with a total of 122 parishes and towns.

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Coordinates: 52°09′22″N 1°02′56″E / 52.1560°N 1.0489°E / 52.1560; 1.0489