Trafford

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Metropolitan Borough of Trafford
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
Trafford Town Hall, in Stretford
Official logo of Metropolitan Borough of Trafford
Coat of Arms of the Borough Council
Motto(s): 
"Hold Fast That Which Is Good"
Trafford shown athin Ingland
Trafford shown athin Ingland
Coordinates: 53°26′46″N 2°18′29″W / 53.44611°N 2.30806°W / 53.44611; -2.30806
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Ingland
RegionNorth Wast Ingland
Ceremonial coontyGreater Manchester
Admeen HQStretford
Foondit1 Apryle 1974
Govrenment
 • TeepMetropolitan burgh
 • Govrenin boukTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • MayorCllr. Jane Baugh
 • MPs:Graham Brady (C)
Paul Goggins (L)
Kate Green (L)
Area
 • Total106.04 km2 (40.94 sq mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Population
 (2011 est.)
 • Total234,700 (Rankit 70t)
 • Density1997/km2 (5,170/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity
(2011 data)[1]
80.41% White Breetish
2.25% White Erse
0.18% Gypsy or Erse Traveller
2.87% Ither White
1.17% White an Black Caribbean
0.29% White and Black African
0.68% White and Asian
0.52% Ither mixed
2.75% Indie
3.10% Pakistani
0.20% Bangladeshi
0.98% Cheenese
0.86% Ither Asie
0.79% Black African
1.67% Black Caribbean
0.41% Ither Black
0.55% Arab
0.41% Ither ethnicity
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Postcode
Area code(s)0161
ISO 3166-2GB-TRF
ONS code00BU (ONS)
E08000009 (GSS)
OS grid referenceSJ795945
NUTS 3UKD31
Websitewww.trafford.gov.uk

Trafford is a metropolitan burgh o Greater Manchester, Ingland. Wi a estimatit population o aboot 211,800 in 2006,[2] it covers 41 square mile (106 km2)[3] an includes the touns o Altrincham, Partington, Sale, Stretford, an Urmston. The burgh wis formit on 1 Apryle 1974 bi the Local Government Act 1972 as a merger o the municipal burghs o Altrincham, Sale, an Stretford, the urban destricts o Bowdon, Hale, an Urmston an pairt o Bucklow Rural District. Aw wur previously in Cheshire, apairt frae Stretford an Urmston which wur in Lancashire. The River Mersey flows throu the burgh, separatin North Trafford frae Sooth Trafford. Historically the Mersey actit as the boondar atween the historic coonties o Lancashire an Cheshire.

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  1. "Trafford Metropolitan Borough resident population estimates by ethnic group (percentages) 2011 census data". Statistics.gov.uk.
  2. "Population estimates 2006 by district". Statistics.gov.uk. 21 August 2007. Check date values in: |date= (help) Retrieved on 17 December 2007.
  3. "Trafford Metropolitan Borough population density". Statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved on 13 December 2007.

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