Trafford

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Metropolitan Borough of Trafford
Borough
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
Motto: "Hold Fast That Which Is Good"
Trafford shown within England
Coordinates: 53°26′46″N 2°18′29″W / 53.44611°N 2.30806°W / 53.44611; -2.30806Coordinates: 53°26′46″N 2°18′29″W / 53.44611°N 2.30806°W / 53.44611; -2.30806
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region North West England
Ceremonial county Greater Manchester
Admin HQ Stretford
Founded 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Metropolitan borough
 • Governing body Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • Mayor Cllr. Stephen Adshead
 • MPs: Graham Brady (C)
Paul Goggins (L)
Beverley Hughes (L)
Area
 • Total 40.94 sq mi (106.04 km2)
Elevation 100 ft (30 m)
Population (2005 est.)
 • Total 213,200 (Ranked 62nd)
 •  Density 5,170/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 zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
Postcode M
Area code(s) 0161
ISO 3166-2 GB-TRF
ONS code 00BU
NUTS 3 UKD31

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.

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