London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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Lunnon Burgh o Touer Hamlets
Lunnon burgh
Coat of arms of Lunnon Burgh o Touer Hamlets
Coat of arms
Official logo of Lunnon Burgh o Touer Hamlets
Cooncil logo
Touer Hamlets shown athin Greater Lunnon
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Ingland
Region Lunnon
Ceremonial coonty Greater Lunnon
Status Lunnon burgh
Admin HQ Clove Crescent, Blackwall
Incorporatit 1 Aprile 1965
Government
 • Type Lunnon borough cooncil
 • Body Touer Hamlets London Borough Council
 • Leadership Mayor & Cabinet (Labour)
 • Executive mayor Lutfur Rahman
 • MPs Rushanara Ali
Jim Fitzpatrick
 • Lunnon Assembly John Biggs AM for Ceety an East
 • EU Parliament Lunnon
Area
 • Total 7.63 sq mi (19.77 km2)
Area rank 320t (o 326)
Population (2010 est.)
 • Total 237,900
 • Rank 58t (o 326)
 • Density 31,000/sq mi (12,000/km2)
 • Ethnicity[1] 46.9% White Breetish
1.4% White Erse
8.0% Ither White
0.8% White & Black Caribbean
0.4% White & Black African
0.9% White & Asie
0.7% Ither Mixed
3.3% Indie
1.5% Pakistani
22.1% Bangladeshi
4.5% Ither Asie
2.3% Black Caribbean
3.6% Black African
0.5% Ither Black
1.6% Cheenese
1.5% Ither
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Postcodes E
Polis force Metropolitan Polis
Website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

The Lunnon Burgh o Touer Hamlets (Aboot this soond pronunciation ) is a Lunnon burgh tae the east o the Ceety o Lunnon an north o the River Thames. It is in the eastren pairt o Lunnon an covers hintle o the traditional East End. It an aw includes hintle o the redeveloped Docklands region o Lunnon, includin West India Docks and Canary Wharf. Mony o the tawest biggins in Lunnon are locatit on the Isle o Dogs in the sooth o the borough. The borough haes a population o 220,000, which includes ane o the heichest ethnic minority populations in the caipital, consistin mainly o Bangladeshis.[2] The local authority is Tower Hamlets London Borough Council.

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  1. Data Management and Analysis Group, Greater London Authority, Demography Update October 2007, (2007)
  2. Garbin, David. "Bangladeshi diaspora in the UK: some observations on socio-cultural dynamics, religious trends and transnational politics", Conference Human Rights and Bangladesh, School of African and Oriental Studies, June 2005, p. 1, accessed 16 August 2011.