Devon Quick Facts & Figures

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Devon is located in South West England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Exeter, Torquay and Plymouth. Devon is one of the most southerly of England’s counties, the area enjoys a milder climate than most of the UK due to its location.

Devon is a popular holiday destination, the county has miles of scenic coastline and beaches, scenic harbours and charming small towns and villages with plenty of character and plenty of open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic countryside Local attractions & places of interest include Dartmoor National Park, the Jurassic Coast (UNESCO World Heritage Site), English Riviera, Paignton Zoo, National Marine Aquarium and Hartland Abbey. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Devon Quick Facts

Population: 1,143,000

Region: South West England

Area total: 6,707 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01392 (Exeter), 01752 (Plymouth), 01803 (Torquay).

Postcode Area EX (Exeter), PL (Plymouth), TQ (Torquay).

Closest Airports: Exeter Airport, Cardiff Airport.

Local Food: Clotted Cream, Plymouth Gin, Barnstaple Fair Pears, Damask Cream, Devonshire Splits, Devon Flat Biscuit and Cheeses including Devon Blue.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay, Exmouth, Paignton, Brixham and Newton Abbot.

Famous Attractions: Dartmoor National Park, the Jurassic Coast (UNESCO World Heritage Site), English Riviera, Paignton Zoo, National Marine Aquarium and Hartland Abbey.
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