| United Kingdom|
East of England
Thorpe St Andrew
| Non-metropolitan district|
The Broads, Bewilderwood, Blickling Hall, Ranworth Broad, City of Norwich Aviation
Norwich, The Broads, Wroxham, Aylsham, Brundall
Broadland is a local government district in Norfolk, England, named after the Norfolk Broads. The population of the Local Authority District taken at the 2011 Census was 124,646. Its council is based in Thorpe St Andrew, which is a suburb of the City of Norwich.
In 2013, Broadland was announced as the most peaceful locality within the United Kingdom, having the lowest level of violent crime than anywhere else within the country.
The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of St. Faiths and Aylsham Rural District and part of Blofield and Flegg Rural District.
The council is currently under Conservative control, as it has been for the majority of its existence, with the exception of two periods of No overall control. The council consists of 47 councillors, elected from 27 wards. After the most recent full council elections held on 7 May 2015, the composition of the council is as follows:
The district is entirely parished, and is made up of 65 civil parishes. At the time of the 2001 census, the district had an area of 546 square kilometres (211 sq mi), with a population of 118,513 in 50,009 households.
The district contains the following civil parishes:Acle, Alderford, Attlebridge, Aylsham
Beeston St. Andrew, Beighton, Belaugh, Blickling, Blofield, Booton, Brampton, Brandiston, Brundall, Burgh and Tuttington, Buxton Lammas, Buxton
Cantley, Cawston, Coltishall, Crostwick
Felthorpe, Foulsham, Freethorpe, Frettenham
Great Plumstead, Great Witchingham, Guestwick
Hainford, Halvergate, Haveringland, Hellesdon, Hemblington, Hevingham, Heydon, Honingham, Horsford, Horsham St Faith, Horsham St Faith and Newton St Faith, Horstead with Stanninghall
Lingwood and Burlingham, Little Plumstead, Little Witchingham
Marsham, Morton on the Hill
Old Catton, Oulton
Postwick with Witton
Rackheath, Reedham, Reepham, Ringland
Salhouse, Salle, South Walsham, Spixworth, Sprowston, Stratton Strawless, Strumpshaw, Swannington
Taverham, Themelthorpe, Thorpe St. Andrew
Upton with Fishley
Weston Longville, Woodbastwick, Wood Dalling, Wroxham
Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb". (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).