Herefordshire is a historic and ceremonial county in the West
Midlands region of England. It also forms a unitary district known
as the County of Herefordshire. It borders the English ceremonial
counties of Shropshire to the north, Worcestershire to the east,
Gloucestershire to the south-east, and the Welsh
preserved counties of Gwent to the south-west and Powys to the west.
Hereford is a cathedral city and is the county town; with a
population of approximately 55,800 inhabitants it is also the