London Borough of Hackney

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Hackney
Lunnon burgh
Coat of arms of Hackney
Coat of arms
Official logo of Hackney
Cooncil logo
Hackney shown athin Greater Lunnon
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Ingland
Region Lunnon
Ceremonial coonty Greater Lunnon
Status Lunnon burgh
Admin HQ Mare Street, Hackney
Incorporatit 1 Aprile 1965
Government
 • Type Lunnon borough cooncil
 • Body Hackney London Borough Council
 • Leadership Mayor & Cabinet (Labour)
 • Mayor Jules Pipe CBE
 • MPs Diane Abbott
Meg Hillier
 • Lunnon Assembly Jennette Arnold AM for North East
 • EU Parliament Lunnon
Area
 • Total 7.36 sq mi (19.06 km2)
Area rank 321st (o 326)
Population (2010 est.)
 • Total 219,200
 • Rank 70t (o 326)
 • Density 30,000/sq mi (12,000/km2)
 • Ethnicity[1] 47.1% White Breetish
2.6% White Erse
11.2% Ither White
1.6% White & Black Caribbean
0.8% White & Black African
0.8% White & Asie
1.2% Ither Mixed
4.1% Indie
1.4% Pakistani
2.8% Bangladeshi
1.0% Ither Asie
9.2% Black Caribbean
10.8% Black African
2.2% Ither Black
1.4% Cheenese
1.9% Ither
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Postcodes E, EC, N
Polis force Metropolitan Polis
Website www.hackney.gov.uk

The London Borough of Hackney (Aboot this soond pronunciation ) is a Lunnon burgh locatit in East Lunnon an north o the Ceety o Lunnon. It is currently pairt o the East subregion, tho wis includit in the North subregion frae 2008 tae 2011.[2] It is ane o the Inner Lunnon burghs.[3] The local authority is Hackney London Borough Council.

Twinned touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

The London Borough of Hackney haes formal twinnin arrangements wi:

Flag Kintra Toun[4] Region
Barbados Barbados Bridgetown Caribbean
Fraunce Fraunce Suresnes[5] Wastren Paris
Germany Germany Göttingen Lawer Saxony
Grenada Grenada St George's Caribbean
Israel Israel Haifa Northern Israel
Roushie Roushie Presnensky Destrict Moscow suburb

An an informal twinnin wi

Sooth Africae Alexandra, Sooth Africae.[4]

The burgh haes informal links wi Sooth Africae, Turkey, an Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines an aw. The Homerton University Hospital haes its awn twinnin arrangements wi the Rambam Medical Centre (Haifa, Israel) an St George's Hospital (Grenada). Schuils are encouragit tae pursue links wi specific schuils abroad – such as the arrangement atween Our Lady's an a schuil in Hangzhou, Sooth Wast Cheenae.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Data Management and Analysis Group, Greater London Authority, Demography Update October 2007, (2007)
  2. Map 5A.1 – London's sub-regions The London Plan (Greater London Authority, 2008) accessed 13 November 2009
  3. Office of Public Sector InformationLondon Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended) accessed 13 November 2009
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Twinning (LB Hackney) Accessed 19 September 2008
  5. "British towns twinned with French towns [via WaybackMachine.com]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

London/Hackney travel guide frae Wikivoyage