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City of Lancaster
Lancaster
Shown within Lancashire
Geography
Status: City (1937)
Region: North West England
Admin. County: Lancashire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 85th
575.86 km²
Admin. HQ: Lancaster
ONS code: 30UH
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
Ranked 129th
138,000
240 / km²
Ethnicity: 95.5% All White
2.5% All Asian
0.9% All Mixed
0.5% All Black
0.5% All Other
Politics
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Labour / Liberal Democrats / Green
MPs: Ben Wallace, Geraldine Smith

The City of Lancaster (2002 population: 133,914) is a local government district in Lancashire, England. Its main town is Lancaster, from which it obtained its city status. Other towns in the district include Morecambe, Heysham, Slyne, and Carnforth.

History

The district was made on April 1 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, when the boroughs of Lancaster and Morecambe and Heysham, along with Carnforth urban district, Lancaster Rural District and Lunesdale Rural District joined together.

Population

Ethnic Group City of Lancaster North West England
White British 95.5% 92.9% 89.1%
White Irish 0.8% 1.1% 1.2%
Other White 2.7% 1.5% 3.2%
Mixed White and Black 0.4% 0.6% 0.7%
Mixed White and Asian 0.3% 0.3% 0.5%
Other Mixed 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Indian 0.9% 1.3% 2.4%
Pakistani 0.4% 2.0% 1.6%
Bangladeshi 0.2% 0.5% 0.6%
Other Asian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Black Caribbean 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Black African 0.3% 0.5% 1.3%
Black Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Chinese 0.9% 0.6% 0.7%
Other Ethnic Group 0.5% 0.3% 0.6%

Twin Cities

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