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Coordinates: 50°15′36″N 5°03′04″W / 50.260°N 5.051°W / 50.260; -5.051

Cornish: Truru
Truro rooftops.jpg
Truro Cathedral
Truro is locatit in Cornwall

 Truro shown within Cornwall
Population 18,766 [1]
OS grid reference SW825448
    - Lunnon  232 miles (373 km) ENE 
Ceevil parish Truro
Unitary authority Cornwall
Ceremonial coonty Cornwall
Region Sooth Wast
Kintra Ingland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun TRURO
Postcode destrict TR1-4
Diallin code 01872
Polis Devon an Cornwall
Ambulance Sooth Wastern
EU Pairlament Sooth Wast Ingland
UK Pairlament Truro an Falmouth
Leet o places

Truro (pronounced /ˈtrʊəroʊ/; Cornish: Truru) is a ceety an ceevil pairish in Cornwall, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick, an is the centre for administration, leisure an retail in Cornwall, wi a population o 17,431. Truro urban statistical aurie, which includes parts o surroondin parishes, haes a population o 20,920. It is the anerlie ceety in the coonty, an the maist sootherly ceety in Great Breetain. Fowk frae Truro ar kent as Truronians.

Truro initially grew as an important centre o trade frae its port, an then as a stannary toun for the mining industry. The ceety is well-kent for its cathedral (completed in 1910), cobbled streets, open spaces an Georgien architectur, an places o interest include the Royal Cornwall Museum, the Hall for Cornwall, Cornwall's Courts o Justice an Cornwall Cooncil.

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  1. Office for National Statistics 2011 census - Truro CP