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NUTS: North West (England) Directory

The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) is a hierarchical classification of administrative areas, used across the European Union for statistical purposes.

North West (England) is one of 12 NUTS 1 areas in the UK.

The directory below displays its breakdown into NUTS 2, 3 and LAU 1 areas.

NUTS 2 areas in 'North West (England)':
Cumbria
Cheshire
Greater Manchester
Lancashire
Merseyside
These five NUTS 2 areas are divided into the following NUTS 3 areas:
Cumbria
West Cumbria
East Cumbria
Cheshire
Warrington
Cheshire East 
Cheshire West and Chester
Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester South
Greater Manchester North
Lancashire
Blackburn with Darwen
Blackpool
Lancashire CC
Merseyside
East Merseyside
Liverpool
Sefton
Wirral
These 14 NUTS 3 areas are divided into the following LAU 1 areas:
West Cumbria
Allerdale
Barrow-in-Furness
Copeland
East Cumbria
Carlisle
Eden
South Lakeland
Warrington
Warrington
Cheshire East
Cheshire East
Cheshire West and Chester
Cheshire West and Chester
Greater Manchester South
Manchester
Salford
Stockport
Tameside
Trafford
Greater Manchester North
Bolton
Bury
Oldham
Rochdale
Wigan
Blackburn with Darwen
Blackburn with Darwen
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire CC
Burnley
Chorley
Fylde
Hyndburn
Lancaster
Pendle
Preston
Ribble Valley
Rossendale
South Ribble
West Lancashire
Wyre
East Merseyside
Knowsley
St. Helens
Halton
Liverpool
Liverpool
Sefton
Sefton
The Wirral
Wirral
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