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Middlesbrough is a large town in North Yorkshire in northeast England. About 135,000 people live there.


It is in the traditional North Riding of Yorkshire. It used to be administered as part of the county borough of Teesside, then the county of Cleveland, and it is now in the unitary authority of the Borough of Middlesbrough.

The name is often spelt incorrectly as 'Middlesborough' but 'Middlesbrough' is correct. The town is abbreviated to Boro by locals.


It has a Championship football club: Middlesbrough F.C..