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Manchester
Manchester Flag
Coat of arms of Manchester
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Location of Manchester
Coordinates: 53°28′46″N 2°14′43″W / 53.47944°N 2.24528°W / 53.47944; -2.24528
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
City regionManchester
Ceremonial countyGreater Manchester
Historic countySalford Hundred, Lancashire
(north of River Mersey)
Cheshire
(south of River Mersey)
Founded1st century
Town charter1301
City status29 March 1853
Administrative HQManchester (Town Hall)
Government
 • TypeMetropolitan borough
 • BodyManchester City Council
 • LeadershipLeader and Cabinet
 • Executive 
 • LeaderSir Richard Leese
 • Lord MayorJune Hitchen
 • Chief ExecutiveJoanne Roney
Area
 • City44.6 sq mi (115.6 km2)
 • Urban
243.4 sq mi (630.3 km2)
Area rank204th
Elevation
125 ft (38 m)
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Rank[[List of English districts by population|]]
 • Urban
2,553,379 (2nd)
 • Urban density10,490/sq mi (4,051/km2)
 • Metro
2,856,000 (List of metropolitan areas in Europe)
 • Ethnicity
White groups (66.7% )
Asian (14.4%)
Black (8.6%)
Mixed (4.7%)
Chinese (2.7%)
Arab (1.9%)
Other (1.2%)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
Postcode areas
ISO 3166 codeGB-MAN
GSS codeE08000003
NUTS 3 codeUKD33
OS grid referenceSJ838980
MotorwaysM56
M60
A57(M)
A635(M)
Trunk primary routesA5103
Major railway stationsManchester Airport (B)
Manchester Oxford Road (C1)
Manchester Piccadilly (A)
Manchester Victoria (B)
TramwaysMetrolink
International airportsManchester (MAN)
GDPUS$ 95.3 billion
– Per capitaUS$ 38,233
MPsGraham Stringer (L)
Lucy Powell (L)
Afzal Khan (L)
Jeff Smith (L)
Mike Kane (L)
Councillors96
European ParliamentNorth West England
Police areaGreater Manchester
Fire serviceGreater Manchester
Ambulance serviceNorth West
Websitewww.manchester.gov.uk

Manchester is a city in North West England. In 2013 there were 514,417 people living there, which makes it the fifth largest city in the United Kingdom.

It is a city and metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England. Manchester was given city status in 1853. The city is in the middle of the Greater Manchester Urban Area, which has 2,240,230 people, and is the United Kingdom's third largest built-up place. view more...




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