East and West Sussex

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sussex, East and West


two counties in Great Britain, on the English Channel. Area of East Sussex, 2,100 sq km; population, 657,700 (1973). Area of West Sussex, 1,600 sq km; population, 629,900 (1973). The Sussex coast is a major resort area. Resorts include Brighton, Eastbourne, and Hastings. Fruits and vegetables are grown and marketed. Grain is grown in the northern parts. There is also poultry and dairy farming. The major cities are Lewes and Chichester.

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