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Množina reči Staffordshire je Staffordshires.
County of W central England
Area 2,720 sq km/1,050 sq mi
Towns Stafford (administrative headquarters), Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Features largely flat; river Trent and its tributaries; Cannock Chase; Keele University 1962; Staffordshire bull terriers
Industries china and earthenware in the Potteries and the upper Trent basin, especially Wedgwood; dairy farming.
Coal mining has declined
Population (1991) 1,031,100
Famous people Arnold Bennett, Peter de Wint, Robert Peel, Josiah Wedgwood.