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Blackburn

town in Lancashire, England

Blackburn is a town in Lancashire, England. The town has a population of about 105,000 people. Blackburn is mentioned in one of the Beatles' songs. The town's football team is Blackburn Rovers F.C.

Blackburn
Blackburn Lancashire Townscape.jpg
View south–southeast across central Blackburn
Population105.000 [1]
• Density11,114/sq mi (4,291/km2)[1]
OS grid referenceSD685277
• London184 mi (296 km) SSE
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBLACKBURN
Postcode districtBB1 – BB2
Dialling code01254
PoliceLancashire
FireLancashire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "KS01 Usual resident population: Census 2001, Key Statistics for urban areas". National Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 July 2008.