Oadby and Wigston

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Borough of Oadby and Wigston
Oadby and Wigston
Shown within Leicestershire
Geography
Status:Borough
Region:East Midlands
Admin. County:Leicestershire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 344th
23.52 km²
Admin. HQ:Wigston
ONS code:31UJ
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 332nd
56,096
2,385 / km²
Ethnicity:84.0% White
13.3% S.Asian
Politics
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Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
http://www.oadby-wigston.gov.uk/
Leadership:Alternative - Sec.31
Control:Liberal Democrats
MP:Edward Garnier

Oadby and Wigston is a local government district and borough in the English county of Leicestershire. It is composed of the two areas Oadby, and Wigston and some hinterland. It is predominantly urban, and runs directly into Leicester, to the north-west.

It is part of the Harborough constituency, and was formed in 1974 by the merger of the Oadby and Wigston urban districts.

It is twinned with the towns of Maromme and Norderstedt.


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