Metropolitan Borough of Bury

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Metropolitan Borough of Bury
Metropolitan borough

Coat of Arms of the Borough Council
Coordinates: 52°35′34″N 2°17′53″W / 52.5928°N 2.2981°W / 52.5928; -2.2981Coordinates: 52°35′34″N 2°17′53″W / 52.5928°N 2.2981°W / 52.5928; -2.2981
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region North West England
Ceremonial county Greater Manchester
Admin. HQ Bury
Government
 • Type Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
 • Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive: Conservative (council NOC)
 • MPs: David Nuttall (C)
Ivan Lewis (L)
Area
 • Total 38.41 sq mi (99.48 km2)
Area rank Ranked 244th
Population (2005 est.)
 • Total 183,500
 • Rank Ranked 81st
 • Density 4,777.5/sq mi (1,844.6/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)
ONS code 00BM
Ethnicity 92.1% White
5.4%% S. Asian or mixed
1.6% Black or mixed
0.8% Chinese or other[1]

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

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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