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This article is aboot the toun in Hertfordshire. For ither uisses, see Watford (disambiguation).
Watford
Borough of Watford
Toun & Burgh
Motto: Audentior[1]
Watford athin Hertfordshire
Coordinates: 51°39′18″N 0°23′44.5″W / 51.65500°N 0.395694°W / 51.65500; -0.395694
Kintra Banner o Unitit Kinrick Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Banner o Ingland Ingland
Region East o Ingland
Coonty Hertfordshire
Burgh Watford
UK Pairlament constituency Watford
Government
 • Type Elected Mayor & Cabinet
 • Mayor o Watford Dorothy Thornhill (Leeberal Democrat)
 • MP Richard Harrington (Conservative)
Area
 • Burgh 21 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
Elevation 71 m (233 ft)
Population
 • Burgh 90,301[2]
 • Ethnicity[3] 61.9% White British
11% South Asian
3.5% Black African
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) Simmer Time (Breetish) (UTC+1)
Postcode aurie WD
Area code(s) 01923 & 020
Website www.watford.gov.uk

Watford (Listeni/ˈwɒtfəd/ or /ˈwɒtfərd/) is a toun an burgh in Hertfordshire, Ingland, situatit 17 miles (27 km) northwast o central Lunnon an inside the circumference o the M25 motorwey. Nou a fine public pairk, Cassiobury Park, wis ance the manor estate o the Earls o Essex. Watford F.C. play in the Fitbaa League Championship which is the seicont-heichest level o fitbaa in Ingland.

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  1. Virgil. Aeneid. pp. VI, 95. "Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito. trans.: Yield thou not to adversity, but press on the more bravely." 
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named census2011
  3. [1], Watford Strategic Intelligence Assessment Summary.

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