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Coordinates: 51°34′N 1°47′W / 51.56°N 1.78°W / 51.56; -1.78

Swindon town centre, taken from Radnor Street Cemetery, Spring 2012.jpg
Swindon town centre from Radnor Street Cemetery
Swindon is located in Wiltshire
 Swindon shown within Wiltshire
Population 209,156 (Borough, 2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SU152842
    - London  71 miles (114 km) 
Unitary authority Borough of Swindon
Ceremonial county Wiltshire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SWINDON
Postcode district SN1-6, SN25, SN26
Dialling code 01793
Police Wiltshire
Fire Wiltshire
Ambulance Great Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament North Swindon
South Swindon
Website www.swindon.gov.uk
List of places

Swindon is a large town in the Borough of Swindon in the county of Wiltshire, South West England. It is the largest settlement in Wiltshire. About 160,000 people live there. It is 81 miles west of London, 40 miles west of Reading, Berkshire, and 40 miles east of Bristol.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Swindon - 2011 Census". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 October 2015. 

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