County in SE England
area 1,630 sq km/629 sq mi
towns and cities Hertford (administrative headquarters), St Albans, Watford, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Bishop’s Stortford, Letchworth (the first garden city, followed by Welwyn 1919 and Stevenage 1947)
features rivers: Lea, Stort, Colne; part of the Chiltern Hills; Hatfield House; Knebworth House (home of Lord Lytton); Brocket Hall (home of Palmerston and Melbourne); home of G B Shaw at Ayot St Lawrence; Berkhamsted Castle (Norman); Rothamsted agricultural experimental station
industries engineering, aircraft, electrical goods, paper and printing; general agricultural goods
famous people Graham Greene was born at Berkhamsted.
Grofovija na jugoistoku Engleske.