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Outline of Cornwall

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Cornwall:

Cornwall – ceremonial county and unitary authority area of England within the United Kingdom Cornwall is a peninsula bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea,1 to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon, over the River Tamar Cornwall is also a royal duchy of England It has an estimated population of half a million and it has its own distinctive history and culture

Contents

  • 1 General reference
  • 2 Geography of Cornwall
    • 21 Environment of Cornwall
      • 211 Natural geographic features of Cornwall
        • 2111 Beaches of Cornwall
        • 2112 Bodies of water of Cornwall
        • 2113 Islands of Cornwall
      • 212 Wildlife of Cornwall
        • 2121 Flora of Cornwall
        • 2122 Fauna of Cornwall
        • 2123 Wildlife conservation
    • 22 Places in Cornwall
      • 221 Towns and settlements in Cornwall
  • 3 Further places of interest
    • 31 Demography of Cornwall
  • 4 Politics of Cornwall
    • 41 Elections in Cornwall
    • 42 Government of Cornwall
      • 421 Local government districts in Cornwall
      • 422 Constituencies
      • 423 Cornish politicians
      • 424 Law and order in Cornwall
        • 4241 Law enforcement in Cornwall
      • 425 Royal titles
    • 43 Military in Cornwall
  • 5 History of Cornwall
    • 51 History of Cornwall by period
    • 52 History of Cornwall by subject
      • 521 Disasters
  • 6 Culture of Cornwall
    • 61 The arts in Cornwall
      • 611 Architecture in Cornwall
        • 6111 Castles and houses in Cornwall
        • 6112 Lighthouses in Cornwall
      • 612 Literature of Cornwall
        • 6121 Cornish folklore
      • 613 Media in Cornwall
      • 614 Music of Cornwall
    • 62 Cuisine of Cornwall
    • 63 Icons of Cornwall
    • 64 Language in Cornwall
      • 641 Cornish words and names
      • 642 Linguistics organizations
      • 643 Linguists
    • 65 People of Cornwall
      • 651 Noble and notable families
    • 66 Religion in Cornwall
    • 67 Sport in Cornwall
  • 7 Economy and infrastructure of Cornwall
    • 71 Mining in Cornwall
  • 8 = Transport in Cornwall
    • 81 Air travel in Cornwall
    • 82 Rail transport in Cornwall
      • 821 Railways present day
      • 822 Railways heritage & history
      • 823 Roads in Cornwall
      • 824 Buses and coaches in Cornwall
      • 825 Maritime transport in Cornwall
        • 8251 Ships and boats in Cornwall
        • 8252 Canals
  • 9 Healthcare in Cornwall
  • 10 Education in Cornwall
  • 11 See also
  • 12 References
  • 13 External links

General referenceedit

  • Etymology of "Cornwall"
  • Common English names: Cornwall
  • Common endonyms: Kernow
  • Adjectivals: Cornish
  • Demonyms: Cornish

Geography of Cornwalledit

Geography of Cornwall

  • Cornwall is: a county that is part of England
  • Location
    • Atlantic Ocean
    • Northern Hemisphere
    • Eurasia but not on the mainland
      • Europe
        • Northern Europe and Western Europe
          • British Isles
            • Great Britain the southern part of the island's western side
            • Several other islands of Cornwall, the largest archipelago being the Isles of Scilly
    • Extreme points of Cornwall
  • Population of Cornwall: 536,000 2014 estimate

Environment of Cornwalledit

  • Climate of Cornwall – see climate of England
    • Brown Willy effect
  • Geology of Cornwall
    • Geology of Lizard, Cornwall
  • List of Special Areas of Conservation in Cornwall
  • List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Cornwall

Natural geographic features of Cornwalledit

Beaches of Cornwalledit
  • Beaches of Penwith
  • Carbis Bay
  • Crackington Haven
  • Downderry
  • Fistral Beach
  • Gwithian
  • Harlyn
  • Maenporth
  • Marazion
  • Mawgan Porth
  • Newquay
  • Perranporth
  • Polzeath
  • Porthcothan
  • Porthcurno
  • Porthleven
  • Porthtowan
  • Portreath
  • Praa Sands
  • Rame Peninsula
  • Rock, Cornwall
  • Sennen
  • St Mawes
  • Widemouth Bay
  • Whitsand Bay
Bodies of water of Cornwalledit
  • Rivers of Cornwall
    • River Truro
    • River Camel
    • River Fal
    • River Gannel
    • Gover Stream
    • Hamoaze
    • Helford River
    • River Looe
    • River Lynher
    • St Austell River
    • River Tamar
  • Bays of Cornwall
    • Carbis Bay
    • Widemouth Bay
    • Whitsand Bay
  • Coastal waters adjacent to Cornwall
  • Atlantic Ocean
    • Celtic Sea
    • English Channel
Islands of Cornwalledit Scilly Isles: map by John Bartholomew
  • Isles of Scilly
    • West Cornwall Steam Ship Company
    • History of the Isles of Scilly
    • Islands in the Isles of Scilly
    • Shipwrecks of the Isles of Scilly: category, list
    • Transport in the Isles of Scilly
    • Sites of Special Scientific Interest in the Isles of Scilly

Wildlife of Cornwalledit

  • Flora and fauna of Cornwall
    • Cornish symbols
Flora of Cornwalledit
  • Cornish Gilliflower
  • Cornish heath
Fauna of Cornwalledit
  • Birds of Cornwall
    • Red-billed chough
    • Cornish game hen
  • Mammals of Cornwall
    • Large Black pig
Wildlife conservationedit
  • Cornwall Wildlife Trust
  • The Guild of Cornish Hedgers
  • Frederick Hamilton Davey

Places in Cornwalledit

Places in Cornwall

  • List of places in Penwith
  • Places of interest in Cornwall
    • List of public art in Cornwall

Towns and settlements in Cornwalledit

Further places of interestedit

See also: Category:Tourist attractions in Cornwall and Places of interest in Cornwall

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Demography of Cornwalledit

Main article: Demographics of Cornwall

Politics of Cornwalledit

Politics of Cornwall

  • Cornish nationalism
  • Celtic League political organisation
  • Cornish Nationalist Party
  • Cornish Solidarity
  • Cornwall 2000
  • Cornish rotten and pocket boroughs
  • Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Elections in Cornwalledit

  • 2005 United Kingdom general election result in Cornwall
  • Local elections
    • Cornwall local elections
    • Caradon local elections
    • Carrick local elections
    • Kerrier local elections
    • North Cornwall local elections
    • Penwith local elections
    • Restormel local elections
    • Penwith Council election, 2007
    • Penwith Council election, 2004
    • Restormel Council election, 2003
    • Truro by-election, 1987
    • Cornwall Council election, 2009

Government of Cornwalledit

  • Cornish Assembly
  • Cornwall Council
    • Cornwall Record Office
  • Parliamentary representation from Cornwall
  • Revived Cornish Stannary Parliament
  • Shadow Minister for Cornwall
  • South West Regional Assembly

Local government districts in Cornwalledit

  • Penwith
  • Kerrier
  • Carrick, Cornwall
  • Restormel
  • North Cornwall
  • Caradon

Constituenciesedit

  • European Parliament continuencies
    • Cornwall and Plymouth European Parliament constituency
    • Cornwall and West Plymouth European Parliament constituency
    • South West England European Parliament constituency
  • UK Parliament constituencies
    • St Ives UK Parliament constituency
    • Falmouth and Camborne UK Parliament constituency
    • Truro and St Austell UK Parliament constituency
    • North Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
    • South East Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
    • Camborne and Redruth UK Parliament constituency
    • St Austell and Newquay UK Parliament constituency
    • Truro and Falmouth UK Parliament constituency
    • Truro UK Parliament constituency
    • Bodmin UK Parliament constituency
    • Bossiney UK Parliament constituency
    • Callington UK Parliament constituency
    • Camelford UK Parliament constituency
    • Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
    • East Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
    • West Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
    • East Looe UK Parliament constituency
    • Fowey UK Parliament constituency
    • Grampound UK Parliament constituency
    • Helston UK Parliament constituency
    • Launceston UK Parliament constituency
    • Liskeard UK Parliament constituency
    • Lostwithiel UK Parliament constituency
    • Mitchell UK Parliament constituency
    • Newport Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
    • Penryn UK Parliament constituency
    • Penryn and Falmouth UK Parliament constituency
    • St Austell UK Parliament constituency
    • St Germans UK Parliament constituency
    • St Mawes UK Parliament constituency
    • Saltash UK Parliament constituency
    • Tregony UK Parliament constituency
    • West Looe UK Parliament constituency

Cornish politiciansedit

  • Mebyon Kernow
  • Andrew George MP for St Ives
  • Julia Goldsworthy MP for Falmouth & Camborne
  • Matthew Taylor MP for Truro and St Austell
  • Dan Rogerson MP for Cornwall North
  • Colin Breed MP for South East Cornwall
  • Mark Prisk Shadow Minister for Cornwall

Law and order in Cornwalledit

  • Constitutional status of Cornwall
Law enforcement in Cornwalledit
  • Cornwall Police Force
  • Falmouth Docks Police

Royal titlesedit

  • Duchy of Cornwall
  • Duke of Cornwall
  • Duchess of Cornwall
  • High Sheriff of Cornwall
  • Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall

Military in Cornwalledit

  • Category:Military of the United Kingdom in Cornwall
  • Vice-Admiral of Cornwall
  • List of Cornish soldiers, commanders and sailors
  • HMS Fisgard
  • HMS Raleigh
  • HMS St Austell Bay K634
  • The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
  • Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry
  • GCHQ Bude
  • RNAS Culdrose
  • RNAS Predannack
  • RRH Portreath
  • RAF Davidstow Moor
  • RAF St Eval
  • RAF St Mawgan

History of Cornwalledit

History of Cornwall

  • Timeline of Cornish history
  • List of Cornish historians
  • Battle of Deorham
  • Celtic nations
  • Clyst Heath
  • Clyst St Mary
  • Cornish saints
  • Cornovii Cornish
  • Cornwall territorial duchy
  • Duchies in the United Kingdom
  • Dumnonia
  • Dumnonii
  • Fowey Gallants
  • Glasney College
  • Keskerdh Kernow 500
  • Lew Trenchard
  • List of windmills in Cornwall
  • Maps of Cornwall
  • Perkin Warbeck
  • Robert, Count of Mortain
  • Royal charters applying to Cornwall
  • Stannary Courts and Parliaments
  • Stannary town
  • Stateless nation
  • Torrey Canyon
  • Woodbury Common, Devon

History of Cornwall by periodedit

  • Cornish Uprising of 1497
  • Cornish Uprising of 1497 - An Gof
  • Cornish Uprising of 1497 - Thomas Flamank
  • Second Cornish Uprising of 1497
  • Act of Uniformity 1549
  • Cornish Uprising of 1549
  • Battle of Sampford Courtenay
  • Jacobite uprising in Cornwall of 1715
  • Cornwall in the English Civil War
  • Battle of Cornwall
  • Battle of Lostwithiel
  • The Gear Rout
  • Cornish Foreshore Case
  • Penlee lifeboat disaster
  • Newlyn riots
  • POW Camp 115, Whitecross, St Columb Major
  • Revived Cornish Stannary Parliament

History of Cornwall by subjectedit

  • List of former administrative divisions in Cornwall
  • Bishop of Cornwall
  • Cornish currency
  • Custos Rotulorum of Cornwall
  • History of the Duchy of Cornwall
  • Earl of Cornwall
  • Cornish emigration
  • Hundreds of Cornwall
    • Penwith hundred
    • Kerrier hundred
    • Triggshire hundred
  • Kiddlywink
  • List of legendary rulers of Cornwall
  • Old Cornish units of measurement
  • History of mining in Cornwall and Devon
  • Early Cornish Texts

Disastersedit

  • Boscastle flood of 2004
  • Penlee lifeboat disaster 1981
  • Sikorsky S-61 disaster 1983
  • Torrey Canyon oil spill
  • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall
    • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall 19th century
    • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall 20th century

Culture of Cornwalledit

Culture of Cornwall

  • Celtic culture
    • Modern Celts
    • Celtic Congress
    • Pan-Celticism
    • Anglo-Celtic
  • Cornish clothes
    • Cornish tartans
  • Festivals and events
    • Royal Cornwall Show
  • Cornish heritage organisations
    • Federation of Old Cornwall Societies
    • The Cornish Gorseth Gorseth Kernow bards
    • Royal Institution of Cornwall
    • Cornwall Record Office
  • Museums in Cornwall
    • Royal Cornwall Museum

The arts in Cornwalledit

  • Dance of Cornwall
    • Cornish dance
  • List of public art in Cornwall
  • Theatre in Cornwall
    • Kneehigh Theatre

Architecture in Cornwalledit

See also: Category:Buildings and structures in Cornwall
  • Bodmin Parish Church
  • Cornwall Railway viaducts
  • Eden Project
  • Jamaica Inn
  • Grade I listed buildings in Cornwall
  • Grade II listed buildings in Cornwall
    • Grade II listed buildings in Cornwall A–G
    • Grade II listed buildings in Cornwall H–P
    • Grade II listed buildings in Cornwall Q–Z
  • List of museums in Cornwall
  • Railway stations in Cornwall
  • Royal Albert Bridge
  • St German's Priory
  • Tamar Bridge
  • Tate St Ives
  • Truro Cathedral
  • List of windmills in Cornwall
Castles and houses in Cornwalledit
  • Launceston Castle
  • Pendennis Castle
  • Restormel Castle
  • Trematon Castle
  • Tintagel Castle
  • Lanhydrock House
  • Country houses in Cornwall
  • Historic houses in Cornwall
Lighthouses in Cornwalledit See also: Category:Lighthouses in Cornwall
  • Bishop Rock
  • Eddystone Lighthouse
  • Godrevy
  • Lizard Lighthouse
  • Longships
  • Pendeen Lighthouse
  • Round Island Light, Isles of Scilly
  • St Anthony's Lighthouse
  • Tater Du Lighthouse
  • Trevose Head Lighthouse
  • Wolf Rock, Cornwall

Literature of Cornwalledit

Literature in Cornish

  • Cornish novels
    • The Camomile Lawn
    • Frenchman's Creek
    • Jamaica Inn novel
    • Proper Job, Charlie Curnow novel
    • The Poldark Novels
    • Rebecca novel
  • Cornish writers
Cornish folkloreedit

Cornish folklore

  • Allantide
  • Beast of Bodmin
  • Chewidden Thursday
  • Golowan
  • Guise dancing
  • Guldize
  • Helston Furry Dance
  • Kernewek Lowender
  • Knocker folklore
  • Mermaid of Zennor
  • Nickanan Night
  • Owlman
  • Peter and the Piskies: Cornish Folk and Fairy Tales
  • Picrous Day
  • Pixie folklore
  • St Piran's Day
  • Tom Bawcock's Eve
  • West Cornwall May Day celebrations

Media in Cornwalledit

Media in Cornwall

  • Doc Martin
  • Jamaica Inn film
  • Rebecca 1940 film
  • Straw Dogs
  • Wild West sitcom
  • Wycliffe TV series

Music of Cornwalledit

Cornish music

  • The Cornish National Anthem
  • Genres
    • Britpop
    • Celtic music
  • Bands
    • Thirteen Senses
    • The Onyx
    • Kubb band
  • Instruments
    • Cornish bagpipes
  • Musical works
    • The Pirates of Penzance
    • Tintagel – symphonic poem composed by Arnold Bax in 1919; it is perhaps his best-known orchestral work
  • Cornish musicians
    • Al Hodge
    • Dudley Savage
    • Aphex Twin
    • Luke Vibert
    • Brenda Wootton

Cuisine of Cornwalledit

Cuisine of Cornwall

  • Food
    • List of Cornish cheeses
    • Cornish pasty
    • Clotted cream
    • Cornish fairings
    • Cornish Gilliflower
    • Heavy cake
    • Hog's pudding
    • Saffron bun
    • Stargazy pie
    • Cornish Yarg
  • Drink
    • Cyder
    • Meadery
    • Sharp's Brewery
    • Skinner's Brewery
    • St Austell Brewery
    • Swanky beer

Icons of Cornwalledit

Flag of Cornwall
  • List of Cornish flags
  • Cornish symbols
  • Saint Piran's Flag
  • The Song of the Western Men
  • Bro Goth Agan Tasow

Language in Cornwalledit

  • Languages of Cornwall
    • Cornish language
      • Modern Cornish
      • Unified Cornish
      • Anglo-Cornish
      • List of linguists and writers in Cornish
      • List of Cornish dialect words
      • Cornish surnames
      • Oggy Oggy Oggy
    • Kernowek Standard
    • Kernewek Kemmyn

Cornish words and namesedit

  • List of Cornish dialect words
  • Emmet Cornish
  • Penna surname
  • Cornish surnames
  • Treffry
  • Baragwanath

Linguistics organizationsedit

  • Agan Tavas
  • Kesva an Taves Kernewek
  • Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek
  • Cornish Language Council Cussel an Tavas Kernuak
  • Dalleth

Linguistsedit

  • Vanessa Beeman
  • John Boson writer
  • Nicholas Boson
  • Bernard Deacon
  • Richard Gendall
  • Ken George
  • E G Retallack Hooper
  • Henry Jenner
  • Rod Lyon
  • Robert Morton Nance
  • Nicholas Williams

People of Cornwalledit

  • Celts
  • List of people from Cornwall
  • Cornish people
    • Cornish diaspora
    • Cornish people
    • Cornish saints
    • Cornish writers
    • List of Cornish artists, architects and craftspeople
    • List of Cornish Christians
    • List of Cornish engineers and inventors
    • List of Cornish geologists and explorers
    • List of Cornish historians
    • List of Cornish musicians
    • List of Cornish philanthropists
    • List of Cornish scientists and inventors
    • List of Cornish soldiers, commanders and sailors
    • List of Cornish sportsmen and sportswomen
    • List of Cornish writers
    • List of notable residents of Cornwall

Noble and notable familiesedit

  • Earl of Cornwall
  • Duke of Cornwall
  • Duchess of Cornwall
  • Great Cornish Families
  • Fox family of Falmouth

Religion in Cornwalledit

  • Religion in Cornwall
    • Christianity in Cornwall
      • Archdeacon of Cornwall
      • List of Cornish saints
      • Bishop of Truro
      • Celtic Christianity
      • Diocese of Exeter
      • Diocese of Truro
      • List of notable Cornish Christians
      • Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth
      • Truro Cathedral

Sport in Cornwalledit

See also: Category:Sport in Cornwall

Economy and infrastructure of Cornwalledit

Economy of Cornwall

  • Agriculture of Cornwall
    • List of farms in Cornwall
    • Fishing in Cornwall
    • Royal Cornwall Show
  • Communications in Cornwall
    • Media in Cornwall
  • Companies based in Cornwall
  • Economic development
    • South West Regional Assembly
    • South West of England Regional Development Agency

Mining in Cornwalledit

Mining in Cornwall

= Transport in Cornwalledit

Transport in Cornwall

Air travel in Cornwalledit

  • Bodmin Airfield
  • British International Helicopters
  • Isles of Scilly Skybus
  • Land's End Airport
  • Newquay Cornwall International Airport
  • Penzance Heliport
  • Perranporth Airfield
  • St Mary's Airport
  • Tresco Heliport
  • Truro Aerodrome

Rail transport in Cornwalledit

Railways present dayedit

  • Atlantic Coast Line, Cornwall
  • Cornish Main Line
  • Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership
  • Looe Valley Line
  • Maritime Line
  • Railway stations in Cornwall
  • St Ives Bay Line
  • Tamar Valley Line

Railways heritage & historyedit

  • Bodmin and Wadebridge Railway
  • Cornish Riviera Express
  • Cornwall Minerals Railway
  • Cornwall Railway
  • Cornwall Railway viaducts
  • GWR 3700 Class 3440 City of Truro
  • Disused railway stations Bodmin to Wadebridge line
  • Disused railway stations Plymouth to Penzance Line
  • Helston Railway Preservation Company
  • Lostwithiel and Fowey Railway
  • Newquay and Cornwall Junction Railway
  • Truro and Newquay Railway
  • Treffry Viaduct
  • West Cornwall Railway

Roads in Cornwalledit

  • A30
  • A374
  • A38
  • A39 Atlantic Highway

Buses and coaches in Cornwalledit

  • Cornwall bus routes
  • First South West
  • Truronian
  • Western Greyhound

Maritime transport in Cornwalledit

Ships and boats in Cornwalledit
  • Clio barque
  • Falmouth Lifeboat Station
  • Falmouth Quay Punt
  • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall
  • Penlee Lifeboat Station
  • Scillonian disambiguation
  • Spirit of Mystery
  • Torpoint Ferry
Canalsedit
  • Bude Canal
  • Liskeard & Looe Union Canal
  • Par Canal
  • Parnall's Canal
  • St Columb Canal

Healthcare in Cornwalledit

Healthcare in Cornwall – same as healthcare in England

  • Ambulance services in Cornwall
    • Cornwall Air Ambulance
  • Hospitals in Cornwall
    • Camborne Redruth Community Hospital
    • Bodmin Hospital
    • Royal Cornwall Hospital
    • St Michael's Hospital, Hayle
    • West Cornwall Hospital

Education in Cornwalledit

  • List of museums in Cornwall
  • List of schools in Cornwall
  • Secondary education
    • Combined Universities in Cornwall
    • Cornwall College
    • Camborne School of Mines
    • Institute of Cornish Studies
    • Falmouth University
    • Glasney College
    • Tremough
    • University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus

See alsoedit

  • Cornwall portal
  • Outline of the United Kingdom
    • Outline of England
  • List of railway stations in Cornwall
  • List of residents of Penzance
  • List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Cornwall
  • List of Special Areas of Conservation in Cornwall
  • List of foreign-language names for Cornwall
  • Kernow - Cornish language Wikipedia

Referencesedit

  1. ^ International Hydrographic Organization

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