metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England

The Metropolitan Borough of Trafford is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England. It is home to 211,800 people,[2] covers 41 square miles,[3] and includes the towns of Altrincham, Partington, Sale, Stretford, and Urmston. Until 1974 the area was part of Cheshire.

Metropolitan Borough of Trafford
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
"Hold Fast That Which Is Good"
Trafford shown within England
Trafford shown within England
Coordinates: Coordinates: 53°26′46″N 2°18′29″W / 53.44611°N 2.30806°W / 53.44611; -2.30806
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
Ceremonial countyGreater Manchester
Admin HQStretford
Founded1 April 1974
 • TypeMetropolitan borough
 • Governing bodyTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • MayorCllr. Stephen Adshead
 • MPs:Graham Brady (C)
Paul Goggins (L)
Beverley Hughes (L)
 • Total40.94 sq mi (106.04 km2)
100 ft (30 m)
 (2005 est.)
 • Total213,200 (Ranked 62nd)
 • Density5,170/sq mi (1,997/km2)
 • Ethnicity
(2005 Estimate)[1]
89.7% White
5.1% S. Asian
2.3% Black
1.8% Mixed
1.1% Chinese and other
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Area code0161
ISO 3166-2GB-TRF
ONS code00BU

References Edit

  1. "Trafford Metropolitan Borough resident population estimates by ethnic group (percentages) 2005 estimate". Archived from the original on 2009-03-16. Retrieved 2008-11-28. Retrieved on 24 March 2008.
  2. "Population estimates 2006 by district". 21 August 2007. Retrieved on 17 December 2007.
  3. "Trafford Metropolitan Borough population density". Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2008-11-28. Retrieved on 13 December 2007.

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