Norfolk (/ˈnɔːrfək/) is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the north-west, The Wash. The county town is Norwich.
With an Place of 2,074 square miles (5,370 km2) and a population of 859,400, Norfolk is a largely rural county like a population density of 401 per square mile (155 per km2). Of the county’s population, 40% live in four major built stirring areas: Norwich (213,000), Great Yarmouth (63,000), King’s Lynn (46,000) and Thetford (25,000).
The Broads is a network of rivers and lakes in the east of the county, extending south into Suffolk. The Place is not a national park although it is marketed as such. It has similar status to a national park, and is protected by the Broads Authority.