Blackburn

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Coordinates: 53°44′42″N 2°28′37″W / 53.7449°N 2.4769°W / 53.7449; -2.4769

Blackburn
Blackburn Lancashire Townscape.jpg
View sooth–sootheast athort central Blackburn
Blackburn is located in the United Kingdom
Blackburn
Blackburn

 Blackburn shown within the United Kingdom
Population 105,085 [1]
    - Density  11,114 /sq mi (4,291 /km2)[1]
OS grid reference SD685277
    - London  184 mi (296 km) SSE 
Unitary authority Blackburn with Darwen
Ceremonial county Lancashire
Region
Country Ingland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BLACKBURN
Postcode district BB1 – BB2
Dialling code 01254
Police  
Fire  
Ambulance  
EU Parliament
UK Parliament Blackburn
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United Kingdom

Blackburn (Aboot this soond pronounced /ˈblækbɜrn/) ) is a lairge toun in Lancashire, Ingland. It lees tae the north o the Wast Pennine Muirs on the soothren edge o the Ribble Valley, 9 miles (14 km) east o the ceety o Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north-northwast o the ceety o Manchester,[2] an 13 miles (21 km) north o the border wi Greater Manchester. Blackburn is bundit tae the sooth bi Darwen, wi whilk it forms the unitary authority aurie o Blackburn wi Darwen, Blackburn bein the admeenistrative centre. At the time o the UK Govrenment's 2001 census, Blackburn haed a population o 105,085,[1] whilst the wider burgh o Blackburn wi Darwen haed a population o 140,700.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "KS01 Usual resident population: Census 2001, Key Statistics for urban areas". National Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Archived from the original on 2007-04-21. Retrieved 2008-07-09. 
  2. "Authorities: AGMA Policy and Research Unit". Association of Greater Manchester Authorities. Retrieved 11 May 2010. 
  3. Census 2001: Blackburn with Darwen Local Authority, Office for National Statistics. Retrieved on 28 March 2008.

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