|Government||Unitary Non-Metropolitan Shire of Wessex|
|3,769 km2 (1,455 sq mi)|
|468/km2 (1,212.1/sq mi)|
Hamptonshire is a rural county outside of the urban areas, with notable attractions including the Niweald National Park on the southern coast, and part of Sarum Plain which extends in from Wiltonshire. Hamptonshire is crucial economically, being the location of Wessex's second largest port, and main naval base. It also has a large manufacturing hub, with major industries including Shipbuilding and Automobile Manufacturing.