Metropolitan Borough of Bury

metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England

The Metropolitan Borough of Bury is one of the ten Metropolitan boroughs in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, England.

Metropolitan Borough of Bury
Official logo of Metropolitan Borough of Bury
Coat of Arms of the Borough Council
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
Ceremonial countyGreater Manchester
Admin. HQBury
 • TypeBury Metropolitan Borough Council
 • Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive:Conservative (council NOC)
 • MPs:David Nuttall (C)
Ivan Lewis (L)
 • Total38.41 sq mi (99.48 km2)
Area rankRanked 244th
 (2005 est.)
 • Total183,500
 • RankRanked 81st
 • Density4,800/sq mi (1,800/km2)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
ONS code00BM
Ethnicity92.1% White
5.4%% S. Asian or mixed
1.6% Black or mixed
0.8% Chinese or other[1]

It was set up in 1974 from the county borough of Bury and the boroughs of Prestwich and Radcliffe, along with the urban districts of Tottington and Whitefield, and part of the urban district of Ramsbottom.

The metropolitan borough, has an area of 38.3 sq mi (99.2 km2).

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  1. "Local statistics - Office for National Statistics".

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