Swindon (borough)

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Borough of Swindon
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Geography
Status:Unitary, Borough
Region:South West England
Ceremonial County:Wiltshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 177th
230.10 km²
Admin. HQ:Swindon
ONS code:00HX
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 79th
181,200
787 / km²
Ethnicity:95.2% White
2.1% S.Asian
Politics
Arms of Swindon Borough Council
Swindon Borough Council
http://www.swindon.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative
MPs:Anne Snelgrove, Michael Wills

The article on the town of Swindon is here.

Swindon is a borough in South West, England. It was formed in 1974 as the Thamesdown district of Wiltshire. It covers not just the town of Swindon, but surrounding countryside and the towns of Wroughton and Highworth.

On April 1, 1998 it was made independent of Wiltshire, with its council being a unitary authority, and the borough being an administrative county in its own right. For ceremonial purposes it remains part of Wiltshire.


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