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Sheffield Metropolitan District - Some Facts and Figures

513,000 people live in Sheffield Metropolitan District. The population density for the MDC as a whole is about 14.25 and that for the Sheffield City (that is the built up area which excludes that part of the city which lies within the Peak District National Park) is about 22.

Environmental data - Sheffield

This page contains information on:

Land uses

Environmental data

Landuse and Topography

Land uses

note: the unusually high proportion of greenspace - much of which is upland

land use diagram

Environmental data

The city's webpages provide a great deal of environmental information. For instance there is information about:


The Land and Landscape
The Parks and Woods
The Animals and Plants
The Waste and Pollution


as well as infomation that relates directly to the Steel Valley Project
The Parks and Greenspaces and Landscape.

Landuse and Topography

The local topography has had a direct influence on landuse as much of the the land with steep slopes, the riversides and the mined land is unbuildable.

topography statistics

The topography of the Sheffield area has been crucial to the way in which it has developed. It is also what makes this industrial city special - with long distant views available from many homes as well as from the parks and greenspaces. Everywhere local people and visitors are aware of the hills.

Sheffield sketch of topography

 

 

 

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latest update 7 Mar 07

 
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