Do counties have abbreviations?


Do counties have abbreviations?

So in order to be able to abbreviate county properly, we’ll have to look at three separate abbreviations one at a time. The first abbreviation for county is “CTY” which is mainly used in the American context of the word. The British generally use the abbreviation “COU”.

What is the abbreviation for Yorkshire?

Counties of the United Kingdom and Ireland, and United Kingdom and Ireland County Abbreviations (3-digit codes)….

NRY North Riding of Yorkshire England
NTH Northamptonshire England
NTT Nottinghamshire England
NYK North Yorkshire England

Is there an abbreviation for Scotland?

The full name of the country, or abbreviation is accepted….United Kingdom Country Codes.

Country Abbreviation Alternate Abbreviation
Scotland SCT SC
Northern Ireland NIR NI

Was Newcastle ever part of Scotland?

During the civil war between Stephen and Matilda, David 1st of Scotland and his son were granted Cumbria and Northumberland respectively, so that for a period from 1139 to 1157, Newcastle was effectively in Scottish hands.

How do you abbreviate Northern Ireland?

Abbreviation for Northern Ireland: N. Irel.

What is short for Liverpool?

LIV. Liverpool. Sports, Sports Team Code, Sport.

What is the abbreviation for Buckinghamshire?


County Alternative name Abbreviation
Bedfordshire County of Bedford Beds
Berkshire County of Berks Berks
Buckinghamshire County of Buckingham Bucks
Cambridgeshire County of Cambridge Cambs

What was Newcastle called before?

Pons Aelius
Originally known by its Roman name Pons Aelius, the name “Newcastle” has been used since the Norman conquest of England. Due to its prime location on the River Tyne, the town developed greatly during the Middle Ages and it was to play a major role in the Industrial Revolution, being granted city status in 1882.

Is there only one Newcastle?

Newcastle upon Tyne, a city and metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, England. Newcastle-under-Lyme a town in Staffordshire, England. Newcastle, New South Wales, a metropolitan area in Australia, named after Newcastle upon Tyne.