Coordinates: 53°10′N 1°00′W / 53.167°N 1.000°W / 53.167; -1.000
Nottinghamshire (pronounced /ˈnɒtɪŋəmʃər, -ʃɪər/; abbreviated Notts.) is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west. The traditional county town is Nottingham, though the county council is based at County Hall in West Bridgford in the borough of Rushcliffe, at a site facing Nottingham higher than the River Trent.
The districts of Nottinghamshire are Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood, and Rushcliffe. The City of Nottingham was administratively allowance of Nottinghamshire amid 1974 and 1998, but is now a unitary authority, remaining portion of Nottinghamshire for ceremonial purposes.
In 2017, the county was estimated to have a population of 785,800.
Over half of the population of the county living in the Greater Nottingham conurbation (which continues into Derbyshire). The conurbation has a population of nearly 650,000, though less than half sentient within the city boundaries.