Barnsley

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Barnsley
Barnsley (36580503481).jpg
Barnsley Town Hall
Barnsley is located in South Yorkshire
Barnsley
Barnsley
Location within South Yorkshire
Population91,297 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE3406
• London175 mi (281 km) SSE
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBARNSLEY
Postcode districtS70-S75
Dialling code01226
PoliceSouth Yorkshire
FireSouth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°33′17″N 1°28′45″W / 53.5547°N 1.4791°W / 53.5547; -1.4791Coordinates: 53°33′17″N 1°28′45″W / 53.5547°N 1.4791°W / 53.5547; -1.4791

Barnsley (/ˈbɑːrnzli/) is a large market and college town in South Yorkshire, England, the town is surrounded by several towns and villages, which together form the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, of which Barnsley is the administrative centre. At the 2011 Census, Barnsley had a population of 91,297[1] out of close to 250,000 in the wider borough in the Dearne Valley. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It is located between the cities of Sheffield, Manchester, Wakefield and Leeds.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 population of the Barnsley urban subdivision http://www.citypopulation.de/php/uk-england-yorkshireandthehumber.php