Cheltenham

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Cheltenham
Cheltenham from Leckhampton Hill
Cheltenham from Leckhampton Hill
Motto(s): 
Salubritas et Eruditio ("Health and Education")
Cheltenham within Gloucestershire
Cheltenham within Gloucestershire
Coordinates: 51°53′N 002°04′W / 51.883°N 2.067°W / 51.883; -2.067Coordinates: 51°53′N 002°04′W / 51.883°N 2.067°W / 51.883; -2.067
CountryUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionSouth West England
Ceremonial CountyGloucestershire
BoroughCheltenham
Government
 • Governing BodyCheltenham Borough Council
 • LeadershipLeader & Cabinet
 • Executive 
 • MPsAlex Chalk
Area
 • Borough18.00 sq mi (46.61 km2)
Area rankRanked 275th
Population
(2005 est.)
 • Borough117,500
 • RankRanked 193rd
 • Density6,530/sq mi (2,522/km2)
Postcode
GL50, GL51, GL52, GL53, GL54
Area code(s)01242
OS grid referenceSO945225
Websitewww.cheltenham.gov.uk

Cheltenham /ˈɛltnəm/, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is the second largest town in Gloucestershire with a population of about 117,500 in mid 2016.

It is famous for having a large amount of millionaires with a rate of 43 multimillionaires per 100,000 people, the third largest in the United Kingdom