London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Lunnon burgh
Tower 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
Govrenment
 • Teep Lunnon borough cooncil
 • Bouk Tower Hamlets London Borough Council
 • Leadership Mayor & Cabinet (Labour)
 • Executive mayor Lutfur Rahman
 • MPs Rushanara Ali
Jim Fitzpatrick
 • Lunnon Assembly John Biggs AM for {{{gla_constituency}}}
 • EU Parliament Lunnon
Area
 • Tot 7.63 sq mi (19.77 km2)
Aurie rank 320t (o 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Tot 284,015
 • Rank 41st (o 326)
 • Ethnicity[1] % White Breetish
% White Erse
% Ither White
% White & Black Caribbean
% White & Black African
% White & Asie
% Ither Mixed
% Indie
% Pakistani
% Bangladeshi
% Ither Asie
% Black Caribbean
% Black African
% Ither Black
% Cheenese
% Ither
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Postcodes E
Polis force Metropolitan Polis
Website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

The London Borough of Tower 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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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.