Swindon

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Swindon
Swindon town centre, taken from Radnor Street Cemetery, Spring 2012.jpg
Swindon town centre from Radnor Street Cemetery
Population209,156 (Borough, 2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSU152842
• London71 miles (114 km)
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSWINDON
Postcode districtSN1-6, SN25, SN26
Dialling code01793
PoliceWiltshire
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
Websitewww.swindon.gov.uk
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire

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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