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This airticle is aboot the ceety in the Unitit Kinrick. For ither uisses, see Peterborough (disambiguation).
Peterborough
Ceety an unitar authority
Motto: Upon this rock
Peterborough Unitary Authority Area shown athin Cambridgeshire
Peterborough Unitary Authority Area shown athin Cambridgeshire
Coordinates: 52°35′N 0°15′W / 52.583°N 0.250°W / 52.583; -0.250
Sovereign state Unitit Kingdom
Constituent kintra Ingland
Region East o Ingland[1]
Ceremonial county Cambridgeshire
Historic Coonty Northamptonshire[2]
Admeen HQ Peterborough
Ceety status 1541[3]
Incorporatit 1874
Unitar 1998
Govrenment
 • Teep Nan-metropolitan destrict
 • Govrening bouk Peterborough City Council
 • Leadership Leader an Cabinet
 • Executive Conservative
 • MPs Stewart Jackson (Con)
Shailesh Vara (Con)
Aurie
 • Tot 343.38 km2 (132.58 sq mi)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Tot 190,461
 • Density 537/km2 (1,390/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity 82.5% White
11.7% Asie
2.3% Black
0.8% Ither
2.8% Mixed
Time zone GMT (UTC±0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
Postcode aurie PE
Aurie code(s) 01733
ISO 3166-2 GB-PTE
ONS code 00JA (ONS)
E06000031 (GSS)
OS grid reference TL185998
NUTS 3 UKH11
Wabsteid www.peterborough.gov.uk

Peterborough (Listeni/ˈptərˌbrəˌ -ˌbʌ-/) is a cathedral ceety in Cambridgeshire, Ingland, wi a population o 183,631 in 2011.[5] Historically pairt o Northamptonshire, it is 75 miles (121 km) north o Lunnon, on the River Nene which flaes intae the North Sea 30 miles (48 km) tae the north-east. The railwey station is a important stop on the East Coast Main Line atween Lunnon an Edinburgh.

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  1. The nine Govrenment Office regions shapit in 1994, wur adopted in place of the eight staundart stateestical regions durin 1999. East Anglia is nou defined as Level 2 Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics. See Hierarchical list of the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics and the statistical regions of Europe The European Commission, Statistical Office of the European Communities (Retrieved 6 January 2008). Archived 16 January 2008 at the Wayback Machine. Archived 18 January 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. Pairts o the current unitar authority aurie lee athin the historic boondars o Huntingdonshire an Cambridgeshire
  3. Beckett, John V. (2005). City Status in the British Isles, 1830–2002. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing. p. 14. ISBN 0-7546-5067-7. 
  4. Grant of arms by letters patent sealed by Garter, Clarenceux and Norroy & Ulster Kings of Arms dated 6 September 1960.
  5. "City population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 Julie 2016. 

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Coordinates: 52°35′N 0°15′W / 52.583°N 0.250°W / 52.583; -0.250