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County of York, North Riding
Official flag of the North Riding of Yorkshire
Flag of North Riding (2013)
North Riding locator in England.svg
North Riding shown within England
Geography
Status Riding
then Administrative county
1911 area 1,359,600 acres (5,502 km2)
1961 area 1,376,607 acres (5,570.93 km2)
HQ Northallerton
Chapman code NRY
History
Created 1889
Abolished 1974
Succeeded by North Yorkshire
Cleveland
County Durham
Demography
1901 population 286,036
1971 population 329,410
Politics
Governance North Riding County Council (1889-1974)
Arms of the County Council of the North Riding of Yorkshire
Coat of arms of North Riding

County Council

The North Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions (ridings) of the English county of Yorkshire, alongside the East and West ridings.

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