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We’re all proud of something and, more often than not, we’re proud of where we’re from. But what is it about our home counties we like to boast about so much?

It’s said Yorkshire pride itself on making the best tea, but did you know North Yorkshire is the most popular seaside destination and West Yorkshire has more breweries than any other county?

Somerset folk are often heard praising their own cider, but perhaps they’d like to sing about all the Bitterns (a type of bird) they have, more than anywhere else in the UK!

We’ve produced a map that shows the one thing each county in the UK leads in or is famous for.

Check out where you’re from and see what your county is known for… the answer might surprise you.

For a larger view, click the following link to see a full-sized version of the map.

The One Thing Each UK County Leads In


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England

Northumberland, Cumbria, Tyne & Wear, Durham, Lancashire, North Yorkshire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, West Midlands , Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire , Essex , Suffolk , Greater London , Kent , East Sussex , West Sussex, Surrey , Hampshire , Isle of Wight, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall


Wales

Clwyd, Dyfed, Gwent, Gwynedd, Mid Glamorgan, Powys, South Glamorgan, West Glamorgan


Scotland

Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, City of Edinburgh, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee City, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow City, Highland, Inverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, Na h-Eileanan Siar, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney Islands, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian


Northern Ireland

Antrim, Armagh, City of Belfast, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, City of Derry, Tyrone


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