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Located in the Midlands, Derbyshire includes much of the Peak District.

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161,142 people lived in Derbyshire in 1801. In 2008 there were just over a million.



The region boasts many prehistoric sites as it has been inhabited since at least 12,000 BCE and was visited by human ancestors as early as the paleolithic era, around 200,000 years ago.


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The geology of the region made mining an important local industry as early as the 16th century. Derbyshire boasts many spectacular views and has been a tourist attraction since the beginning of the 19th century.  The coming of the railways brought industrial development to the county.


Harthill Moor
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