Rutland is a landlocked
county in central England, bounded on the west and north by
Leicestershire, northeast by Lincolnshire and southeast by
Peterborough (a unitary authority ceremonially in Cambridgeshire)
and Northamptonshire. Its greatest length north to south is only 18
miles (29.0 km), greatest breadth east to west, 17 miles (27.4 km).
It is the smallest (in terms of population) normal unitary authority
in mainland England (only the City of London is smaller in terms of
area), and is 348th of the 354 districts in terms of population.