Hertfordshire is a county located in the east of England, north of London, in the region known as East Anglia. It is one of the original counties of southern England and is bordered by Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire to the north, Essex to the east, Greater London to the south and Buckinghamshire to the west. For government statistical purposes, it is part of the East of England region. As one of the home counties (counties surrounding London), Hertfordshire has a rich history and culture that has been shaped by its location and its people.
It is home to many attractions such as St Albans Cathedral, Hatfield House and Knebworth House. The county has a population of over 1.2 million people and covers an area of 1,845 square miles. It is divided into ten districts: Broxbourne, Dacorum, East Hertfordshire, Hertsmere, North Hertfordshire, St Albans, Stevenage, Three Rivers, Watford and Welwyn Hatfield. Hertfordshire has a thriving economy with many businesses in sectors such as aerospace, automotive, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.
The county also has a strong agricultural sector with many farms producing cereals, vegetables and livestock. Hertfordshire is a county with a long history and a vibrant culture that has been shaped by its people and its location. From its stunning countryside to its bustling cities, there is something for everyone in this beautiful county. Whether you are looking for a day out or a weekend away, Hertfordshire has something for everyone.