County of SW England
area 2,640 sq km/1,019 sq mi
towns and cities Gloucester (administrative headquarters), Stroud, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Cirencester
features Cotswold Hills; river Severn and tributaries; Berkeley Castle, where Edward II was murdered; Prinknash Abbey, where pottery is made; Cotswold Farm Park, near Stow-on-the-Wold, which has rare and ancient breeds of farm animals; Tewkesbury Abbey, with early 12th-century nave
industries cereals, fruit, dairy products; engineering, coal in the Forest of Dean; timber
famous people Edward Jenner, John Keble, Gustav Holst.
Grofovija na jugozapadu Engleske.