Metropolitan Borough of Bury
|Metropolitan Borough of Bury|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||North West England|
|Ceremonial county||Greater Manchester|
|• Type||Bury Metropolitan Borough Council|
|• Leadership:||Leader & Cabinet|
|• Executive:||Conservative (council NOC)|
|• MPs:||David Nuttall (C)
Ivan Lewis (L)
|• Total||38.41 sq mi (99.48 km2)|
|Area rank||Ranked 244th|
|Population (2005 est.)|
|• Rank||Ranked 81st|
|• Density||4,800/sq mi (1,800/km2)|
|Time zone||Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||British Summer Time (UTC+1)|
5.4%% S. Asian or mixed
1.6% Black or mixed
0.8% Chinese or other
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.
Twin towns[change | change source]
- France Angoulême
- France Tulle, Correze Department. Originally twinned with Prestwich.
- Germany Baden-Württemberg, Schorndorf, a medieval market town to the east of Stuttgart.
- USA Woodbury, New Jersey.
- China Datong.