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Northamptonshire (/nɔːrˈθæmptənʃər/ or /nɔːrθˈhæmptənʃɪər/; abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England. In 2011, it had a population of 629,000. The county is administered by Northamptonshire County Council and seven non-metropolitan district councils. Covering an area of 2,364 square kilometres (913 sq mi), Northamptonshire is landlocked between eight other counties: Warwickshire to the west, Leicestershire and Rutland to the north, Cambridgeshire to the east, Bedfordshire to the south-east, Buckinghamshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the south-west and Lincolnshire to the north-east – England's shortest county boundary at 19 metres (62 ft). Northamptonshire is the southernmost county in the East Midlands region. Apart from the county town of Northampton, other large population centres include Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Rushden and Daventry. Northamptonshire's county flower is the cowslip.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Northamptonshire, United Kingdom. Explore Northamptonshire travel guide before you plan your trip here. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city London, United Kingdom. London is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Northamptonshire.

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Facts and Stats for Northamptonshire*

  • Pollution Statistics in Northamptonshire

    Know the pollution level of Northamptonshire before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 32.14 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 60 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Northamptonshire: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Northamptonshire for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Northamptonshire.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 77.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Northamptonshire - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Northamptonshire is 164.44 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.7 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 92.6 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.72 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.42 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 57.22 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.65 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100.11 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Northamptonshire

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Northamptonshire

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.47 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.55 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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