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In 1997, Brighton and Hove became a self-administered unitary authority; it was granted city status in 2000, whilst remaining part of the ceremonial county of East Sussex.
East Sussex is divided into five local government districts.
There are two river gaps: the Rivers Ouse and Cuckmere.
The Seven Sisters, where the Downs meet the sea, are the remnants of dry valleys cut into the chalk; they end at Beachy Head, 530 feet (162 m) above sea level.
In 1974 East Sussex was made a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county, and the three county boroughs became districts within the county.
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The area's position on the coast has also meant that there were many invaders, including the Romans and later the Normans.
Earlier industries have included fishing, iron-making, and the wool trade, all of which have declined, or been lost completely.
East Sussex is part of the historic county of Sussex, which has its roots in the ancient kingdom of the South Saxons, who established themselves there in the 5th century AD, after the departure of the Romans.
Archaeological remains are plentiful, especially in the upland areas.
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