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City and District of St Albans

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St Albans District
St Albans
Shown within Hertfordshire
Geography
Status:District (St Albans proper a City by Charter (1877))
Region:East of England
Admin. County:Hertfordshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 205th
161.18 km²
Admin. HQ:St Albans
ONS code:26UG
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 136th
131,585
816 / km²
Ethnicity:93.1% White
3.3% S.Asian
1.0% Afro-Carib.
Politics
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Arms of St Albans City & District Council


St Albans City & District Council
http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:No overall control
MPs:Anne Main (St Albans), Peter Lilley (Hitchin & Harpenden)

The City and District of St Albans is a local government district, in Hertfordshire, England.

Make up

The district includes:

Naming

The district's irregular sounding name reflects its diverse nature, with two main urban areas and several villages: typically districts with the status of cities are known simply as Cities, (e.g the City of Peterborough or the City of York).

However, the district council was created in 1974 from the combination of St Albans City Council, Harpenden Urban District Council and the St Albans Rural District Council.

The formal name of the council is St Albans District Council, although council vehicles, letterhead and website (http:www.stalbans.gov.uk) bear the brand St Albans City & District.

Local election results, 2004
PARTY PREVIOUS +/- 2004
Liberal Democrat 24 Gained 5 29
Conservative 20 Lost 3 17
Labour 13 Lost 2 11
Others 1 0 1

Locality

Nearby places outside the district include Hatfield to the east, Welwyn Garden City to the northeast, Luton and Dunstable to the northwest, Hemel Hempstead to the west, Watford to the southwest and Borehamwood to the south.


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Administrative counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk

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