Salford, Greater Manchester

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Skyline of Salford from Hartshead Pike
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Area8.1 sq mi (21 km2)
Population72,750 (2001 Census)
• Density8,981/sq mi (3,468/km2)
OS grid referenceSJ805985
• Lunnon164 mi (264 km) SE
Metropolitan burgh
Metropolitan coonty
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounSALFORD
Postcode destrictM3, M5–M7, M50
Diallin code0161
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth Wast
EU PairlamentNorth Wast Ingland
UK Pairlament
Leet o places
Greater Manchester
53°28′59″N 2°17′35″W / 53.4830°N 2.2931°W / 53.4830; -2.2931Coordinates: 53°28′59″N 2°17′35″W / 53.4830°N 2.2931°W / 53.4830; -2.2931

Salford (/ˈsɒlfərd/) is a toun leein at the hert o the City of Salford, a ceety an metropolitan burgh o Greater Manchester, in North Wast Ingland. Salford is steidit in a meander o the River Irwell, which fuirms in pairt its boondar wi the ceety o Manchester tae the east. The Salford wairds o Broughton an Kersal are on the ither side o the river. Thegither wi its neebourin touns tae the wast, Salford fuirms the local govrenment destrict o the City of Salford, which is admeenistered frae Swinton. The umwhile County Borough of Salford, which includit Broughton, Pendleton an Kersal, wis grantit honorific ceety status in 1926; it haes a resident population o 103,886 an occupees a aurie o 8.1 square mile (21 km2). The wider City of Salford destrict haes a population of 219,200.[1]

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  1. Office for National Statistics (21 August 2007), Population estimates 2006 by district,, archived frae the original on 11 December 2007, retrieved 21 December 2007