Hertfordshire is a county in the south east of England, to the north of London. Major towns and cities in Hertfordshire include Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage, Watford and St Albans. Many national and international businesses have their headquarters in the county. Areas of particular strength in Hertfordshire include advanced engineering, logistics, life sciences and IT. Facilities such as the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst make Hertfordshire a very attractive proposition for pharmaceutical, biotech and life science companies. Borehamwood is the location for the world famous The Elstree film studios at which Harry Potter, James Bond, Star Wars and other films were made as well as being the location for filming East Enders.
Famous people born in Hertfordshire: George Ezra, singer and Victoria Beckham, singer/fashion designer