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Barrow-in-Furness (borough)

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Borough of Barrow-in-Furness
Barrow-in-Furness
Shown within Cumbria
Geography
Status:Borough
Region:North West England
Admin. County:Cumbria
Traditional County:Lancashire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 272nd
77.87 km²
Admin. HQ:Barrow-in-Furness
ONS code:16UC
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 311th
70,561
906 / km²
Ethnicity:99.2% White
Politics
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Arms of Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council


Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council
http://www.barrowbc.gov.uk/
Leadership:Alternative - Sec.31
Control:Labour
MP:John Hutton

Barrow-in-Furness is a local government district and borough in Cumbria, England. It is named after its main town, Barrow-in-Furness. Other settlements include Dalton-in-Furness, Roose and Askam.

The area that this district covers is at the edge of the Furness peninsula. It jolts into the Irish Sea, being north of Morecambe Bay and south of the Duddon Estuary. This area is historically part of Lancashire.

The current borough was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the former county borough of Barrow-in-Furness, and Dalton-in-Furness.


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