Trafford

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Metropolitan Borough of Trafford
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
Motto(s): 
"Hold Fast That Which Is Good"
Trafford shown within England
Trafford shown within England
Coordinates: Coordinates: 53°26′46″N 2°18′29″W / 53.44611°N 2.30806°W / 53.44611; -2.30806
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
Ceremonial countyGreater Manchester
Admin HQStretford
Founded1 April 1974
Government
 • TypeMetropolitan borough
 • Governing bodyTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • MayorCllr. Stephen Adshead
 • MPs:Graham Brady (C)
Paul Goggins (L)
Beverley Hughes (L)
Area
 • Total40.94 sq mi (106.04 km2)
Elevation
100 ft (30 m)
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Total213,200 (Ranked 62nd)
 • Density5,170/sq mi (1,997/km2)
 • Ethnicity
(2005 Estimate)[1]
89.7% White
5.1% S. Asian
2.3% Black
1.8% Mixed
1.1% Chinese and other
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Postcode
Area code(s)0161
ISO 3166-2GB-TRF
ONS code00BU
NUTS 3UKD31
Websitewww.trafford.gov.uk

The Metropolitan Borough of Trafford is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England. It is home to 211,800 people,[2] covers 41 square miles,[3] and includes the towns of Altrincham, Partington, Sale, Stretford, and Urmston.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Trafford Metropolitan Borough resident population estimates by ethnic group (percentages) 2005 estimate". Statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved on 24 March 2008.
  2. "Population estimates 2006 by district". Statistics.gov.uk. 21 August 2007. Retrieved on 17 December 2007.
  3. "Trafford Metropolitan Borough population density". Statistics.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2012-07-13. Retrieved on 13 December 2007.

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