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Trafford shown within England
Trafford shown within England
Coordinates: Coordinates: 53°26′46″N 2°18′29″W / 53.44611°N 2.30806°W / 53.44611; -2.30806
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
Ceremonial countyGreater Manchester
Admin HQStretford
Founded1 April 1974
Government
 • TypeMetropolitan borough
 • Governing bodyTrafford Metropolitan Borough Council
 • MayorCllr. Stephen Adshead
 • MPs:Graham Brady (C)
Paul Goggins (L)
Beverley Hughes (L)
Area
 • Total40.94 sq mi (106.04 km2)
Elevation
100 ft (30 m)
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Total213,200 (Ranked 62nd)
 • Density5,170/sq mi (1,997/km2)
 • Ethnicity
(2005 Estimate)[1]
89.7% White
5.1% S. Asian
2.3% Black
1.8% Mixed
1.1% Chinese and other
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Postcode
ISO 3166-2GB-TRF
ONS code00BU
NUTS 3UKD31
Websitewww.trafford.gov.uk

The Metropolitan Borough of Trafford is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England. It is home to 211,800 people,[2] covers 41 square miles,[3] and includes the towns of Altrincham, Partington, Sale, Stretford, and Urmston.

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