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This article is about the English county. For other uses, see Suffolk (disambiguation).

Status: Ceremonial & Administrative County
Region: East of England
- Total
- Admin. council
Ranked 8th
3,801 km²
Ranked 7th
Admin HQ: Ipswich
ISO 3166-2: GB-SFK
ONS code: 42
- Total (2002 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
Ranked 32nd
177 / km²
Ranked 14th
Ethnicity: 97.2% White
Suffolk County Council
Executive: Labour & Liberal Democrat
Members of Parliament
Bob Blizzard, John Gummer, Michael Lord, Chris Mole, David Ruffley, Richard Spring, Tim Yeo
  1. Ipswich
  2. Suffolk Coastal
  3. Waveney
  4. Mid Suffolk
  5. Babergh
  6. St Edmundsbury
  7. Forest Heath

Suffolk (pronounced 'suffuk') is a large, low-lying county in East Anglia in eastern England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south. The North Sea lies to the east. The county town is Ipswich and other important towns are Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds.

The Suffolk Broads area is part of The Broads National Park. The Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

From 1889 to 1974, Suffolk was split into two administrative counties , East Suffolk and West Suffolk, with East Suffolk's council based in Ipswich, and West Suffolk's in Bury St Edmunds.

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