London Borough of Southwark

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London Borough of Southwark
Lunon burgh
Motto(s): United to Serve
Southwark shown athin Greater Lunnon
Southwark shown athin Greater Lunnon
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Ingland
Region Lunnon
Ceremonial coonty Greater Lunnon
Status Lunon burgh
Admin HQ Tooley Street, Southwark
Incorporatit 1 Aprile 1965
Govrenment
 • Teep Lunnon borough cooncil
 • Bouk Southwark London Borough Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Labour)
 • Mayor — (nan-poleetical)
 • MPs Harriet Harman
Simon Hughes
Tessa Jowell
 • Lunnon Assembly Valerie Shawcross AM for Lambeth an Soothwark
 • EU Parliament Lunnon
Aurie
 • Total 28.85 km2 (11.14 sq mi)
Aurie rank 312t (o 326)
Population (mid-2016 est.)
 • Rank 35t (o 326)
 • Ethnicity[1]

39.7% White Breetish
2.2% White Erse
12.3% Ither White
2% White & Black Caribbean
1.3% White & Black African
1% White & Asie
1.9% Ither Mixed
2% Indie
0.6% Pakistani
1.4% Bangladeshi
2.7% Ither Asie
6.2% Black Caribbean
16.4% Black African
4.2% Ither Black
2.8% Cheenese

2.4% Ither
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Simmer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Postcodes {{{postcode_areas}}}
Polis force Metropolitan Polis
Wabsteid www.southwark.gov.uk

The London Borough of Southwark Listeni/ˈsʌðərk/ is a Lunnon burgh in sooth east Lunnon, Ingland. It is directly sooth o the River Thames an the Ceety o Lunnon, an forms pairt o Inner Lunnon.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Further information: Southwark

Southwark got its name in the 9t century but wis first settled in the Roman period. The London Borough of Southwark wis formit in 1965 frae the umwhile aurie o the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark, the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell, an the Metropolitan Borough of Bermondsey.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The burgh borders the Ceety o Lunnon an the London Borough of Tower Hamlets tae the north (the River Thames formin the bundary), the London Borough of Lambeth tae the wast an the London Borough of Lewisham tae the east. Tae the sooth are the London Borough of Bromley an the London Borough of Croydon.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Data Management and Analysis Group, Greater London Authority, Demography Update October 2007, (2007)