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City of Salford

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City of Salford
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Salford

Geography
Status:Metropolitan borough, City (1926)
Region:North West England
Ceremonial County:Greater Manchester
Area:
- Total
Ranked 248th
97.19 km²
Admin. HQ:Swinton
ONS code:00BR
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 56th
216,532
2,228 / km²
Ethnicity:96.1% White
1.4% S.Asian
Politics
Arms of Salford City Council
Salford City Council
http://www.salford.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Labour
MPs:Hazel Blears, Ian Stewart

Salford is a metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester in north-west England. Its main town is Salford. Other places include Swinton, Eccles, Pendlebury, Broughton, Pendleton, Worsley, Walkden, Irlam, Cadishead, Wardley, Monton, Barton and Boothstown. The city is divided into five districts: Salford, Eccles, Worsley, Irlam & Cadishead, and Swinton & Pendlebury.

It has a university by the side of the River Irwell called The University of Salford.

See also: ford (river)


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