Trafford

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Metropolitan Borough of Trafford
Borough
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
Motto: "Hold Fast That Which Is Good"
Trafford shown within England
Trafford shown within England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region North West England
Ceremonial county Greater Manchester
Admin HQ Stretford
Founded 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Metropolitan borough
 • Governing body Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • Mayor Cllr. Stephen Adshead
 • MPs: Graham Brady (C)
Paul Goggins (L)
Beverley Hughes (L)
Area
 • Total 40.94 sq mi (106.04 km2)
Elevation 100 ft (30 m)
Population (2005 est.)
 • Total 213,200 (Ranked 62nd)
 • Density 5,170/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 zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
Postcode M
Area code(s) 0161
ISO 3166-2 GB-TRF
ONS code 00BU
NUTS 3 UKD31
Website www.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.  Check date values in: |date= (help) 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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