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Wirral

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Borough of Wirral
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Wirral

Geography
Status:Metropolitan borough
Region: North West England
Ceremonial County:Merseyside
Area:
- Total
Ranked 208th
157.05 km²
Admin. HQ:Wallasey
ONS code:00CB
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 13th
313,846
1,998 / km²
Ethnicity:98.3% White
Politics
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Arms of Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council


Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
http://www.wirral.gov.uk
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:All party
MPs:Ben Chapman, Angela Eagle, Frank Field, Stephen Hesford

Wirral is a metropolitan borough in Merseyside, North West England, which occupies part of the Wirral peninsula, more commonly known locally as The Wirral.

Wirral Metropolitan Borough has a population of about 312,000 in an area of 60 square miles (155 km²). It faces Liverpool over the River Mersey to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and the River Dee to the west. Major towns and villages in the borough include Birkenhead, New Brighton, Wallasey and West Kirby.

Wirral Metropolitan Borough forms the most north-westerly part of the traditional county of Cheshire, and was once a hundred.

Parliamentary constituencies

See also: List of Parliamentary constituencies on Merseyside



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