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Full nameDerby
Official nameDerby
Settlement typeU.A. & City
Motto"Industria, Virtus, et Fortitudo"
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionEast Midlands
Ceremonial countyDerbyshire
Admin HQDerby
SettledAD 600
City Status1977|established_title3=
TypeUnitary authority, City
Governing bodyDerby City Council
LeadershipLeader & Cabinet
MPsMargaret Beckett (L)
Chris Williamson (L)
Total Area30.1 sq mi (78.03 km2)
Total Population236300 (2006 est.)
Density (pop.)3028/km2 (7842.5/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)236300
(Office of National Statistics 2005 Estimate)
85.8% White
8.9% S. Asian
2.2% Black British
1.1% Chinese and other
2.0% Mixed Race
Other information
Time zoneGreenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
Postcode spanDE1, DE3, DE21-24, DE73
Area code01332
Grid Ref. 
ONS code00FK
ISO 3166-2GB-DER

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Derby (c-enaudio=En-derby, is a city and unitary authority in the East Midlands region of England. It lies upon the banks of the River Derwent and is located in the south of the ceremonial county of Derbyshire. In the 2001 census, the population of the city was 233,700, whilst that of the Derby Urban Area was 229,407. According to the 2001 census, Derby was at that time the 18th largest settlement in England, measured by urban area.

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