Burton upon Trent

town in East Staffordshire, England

Burton upon Trent, also known as Burton-on-Trent, or simply Burton, is a town in the county of Staffordshire in England, near to the border with Derbyshire. It is located 11 miles southwest of Derby and 30 miles northeast of Birmingham.

Burton upon Trent
Market Hall, Burton-upon-Trent
Burton Market Hall
A map of the county of Staffordshire, with a red dot showing the position of Burton upon Trent
A map of the county of Staffordshire, with a red dot showing the position of Burton upon Trent
Burton upon Trent
Location within Staffordshire
Population72,299 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSK245225
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBURTON-ON-TRENT
Postcode districtDE13, DE14, DE15
Dialling code01283
PoliceStaffordshire
FireStaffordshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire
52°49′N 1°38′W / 52.81°N 1.63°W / 52.81; -1.63Coordinates: 52°49′N 1°38′W / 52.81°N 1.63°W / 52.81; -1.63

Burton is famous for its brewing industry. A lot of famous beers and lagers, such as Carling, are brewed in the town. It is currently home to eight independent breweries. The town's football club, Burton Albion FC, are nicknamed The Brewers.

The 2011 census revealed that the town had a population of 72,299 people, making it one of the biggest towns in Staffordshire.

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