Harling, Norfolk

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Harling
Harling is located in Norfolk
Harling
Harling
Harling shown within Norfolk
Area23.19 km2 (8.95 sq mi)
Population2,142 (2011 census)[1]
• Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTL993865
Civil parish
  • Harling
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR16
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
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Norfolk
52°26′24″N 0°55′51″E / 52.44011°N 0.93076°E / 52.44011; 0.93076Coordinates: 52°26′24″N 0°55′51″E / 52.44011°N 0.93076°E / 52.44011; 0.93076

Harling is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 23.19 km2 (8.95 sq mi) and had a population of 2,201 in 932 households at the 2001 census,[2] reducing to a population of 2,142 in 941 households at the 2011 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

The principal settlement in the parish is the village of East Harling, other settlements include Harling Road centred on Harling Road railway station, Middle Harling and West Harling.

Henry Nicholas Ridley, the botanist, geologist and naturalist who was instrumental in promoting rubber trees in the Malay Peninsula, was born in the village of West Harling.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine.. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009

External links[edit]

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