The historic county of Cumberland can be found in the North West region of the United Kingdom. The town of Carlisle is the governing urban city for the county of Cumberland. The official authority responsible for the county of Cumberland is Cumbria County Council, located at The Courts, Carlisle, CA3 8NA.
The county of Cumberland is known as Cumbria today, having a population of 499.800 people (2011 estimate) and ranking 41st out of 48th. Those who want to travel to these parts of the UK can reach Carlisle by plane – the closest airports to this location are: Newcastle Airport (56 miles from Carlisle), Durham Tees Valley Airport (84 miles from Carlisle), Blackpool International Airport (101 miles from Carlisle), Glasgow International Airport (103 miles from Carlisle) and Edinburgh Airport (103 miles from Carlisle). You should also know that the distance between Carlisle (Cumberland) and London is of 261 miles.