Trafford

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Metropolitan Borough of Trafford
Metropolitan burgh
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford

Coat of Arms of the Borough Council
Motto: "Hold Fast That Which Is Good"
Trafford shown athin Ingland
Coordinates: 53°26′46″N 2°18′29″W / 53.44611°N 2.30806°W / 53.44611; -2.30806
Sovereign state  Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra  Ingland
Region North Wast Ingland
Ceremonial coonty Greater Manchester
Admeen HQ Stretford
Foondit 1 Apryle 1974
Government
 • Type Metropolitan burgh
 • Govrenin bouk Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • Mayor Cllr. Jane Baugh
 • MPs: Graham Brady (C)
Paul Goggins (L)
Kate Green (L)
Area
 • Total 106.04 km2 (40.94 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total (Rankit )
 •  Density 1,997/km2 (5,170/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity
(2011 data)[1]
80.41% White Breetish
2.25% White Erse
0.18% Gypsy or Erse Traveller
2.87% Ither White
1.17% White an Black Caribbean
0.29% White and Black African
0.68% White and Asian
0.52% Ither mixed
2.75% Indie
3.10% Pakistani
0.20% Bangladeshi
0.98% Cheenese
0.86% Ither Asie
0.79% Black African
1.67% Black Caribbean
0.41% Ither Black
0.55% Arab
0.41% Ither ethnicity
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
Postcode M16, M17, M31, M32, M33, M41, WA13, WA14, WA15
Area code(s) 0161
ISO 3166-2 GB-TRF
ONS code 00BU (ONS)
E08000009 (GSS)
OS grid reference SJ795945
NUTS 3 UKD31
Website www.trafford.gov.uk

Trafford is a metropolitan burgh o Greater Manchester, Ingland. Wi a estimatit population o aboot 211,800 in 2006,[2] it covers 41 square miles (106 km2)[3] an includes the touns o Altrincham, Partington, Sale, Stretford, an Urmston. The burgh wis formit on 1 Apryle 1974 bi the Local Government Act 1972 as a merger o the municipal burghs o Altrincham, Sale, an Stretford, the urban destricts o Bowdon, Hale, an Urmston an pairt o Bucklow Rural District. Aw wur previously in Cheshire, apairt frae Stretford an Urmston which wur in Lancashire. The River Mersey flows throu the burgh, separatin North Trafford frae Sooth Trafford. Historically the Mersey actit as the boondar atween the historic coonties o Lancashire an Cheshire.

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  1. "Trafford Metropolitan Borough resident population estimates by ethnic group (percentages) 2011 census data". Statistics.gov.uk. 
  2. "Population estimates 2006 by district". Statistics.gov.uk. 21 August 2007.  Retrieved on 17 December 2007.
  3. "Trafford Metropolitan Borough population density". Statistics.gov.uk.  Retrieved on 13 December 2007.

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