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Blackburn Lancashire Townscape.jpg
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Population105,085 [1]
• Density11,114/sq mi (4,291/km2)[1]
OS grid referenceSD685277
• Lunnon184 mi (296 km) SSE
Unitar authority
Ceremonial coonty
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Postcode destrictBB1 – BB2
Diallin code01254
AmbulanceNorth Wast
EU PairlamentNorth Wast Ingland
UK Pairlament
Leet o places
53°44′42″N 2°28′37″W / 53.7449°N 2.4769°W / 53.7449; -2.4769Coordinates: 53°44′42″N 2°28′37″W / 53.7449°N 2.4769°W / 53.7449; -2.4769

Blackburn (Aboot this soondpronounced /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 mile (14 km) east o the ceety o Preston, 27 mile (43 km) north-northwast o the ceety o Manchester,[2] an 13 mile (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. a b c "KS01 Usual resident population: Census 2001, Key Statistics for urban areas". National Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Archived frae the original on 21 Apryle 2007. Retrieved 9 Julie 2008.
  2. "Authorities: AGMA Policy and Research Unit". Association of Greater Manchester Authorities. Archived frae the original on 18 October 2015. Retrieved 11 Mey 2010.
  3. Census 2001: Blackburn with Darwen Local Authority, Office for National Statistics. Retrieved on 28 March 2008.

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