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The District is the most westerly in North Yorkshire, spread across 450 square miles of land that extends north from a boundary near Skipton, with West Yorkshire to the southeast, Lancashire to the west, and Cumbria to the northwest.
The area covers 117,876 hectares (15% of North Yorkshire), and it has a population of 53,600, giving it a population density of 44 people per square kilometre, being in the top ten lowest population density councils in England . (UK average 245 people per sq km).
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