Manchester is a large city in North West England - this being the original Manchester of the world. Historically part of the county of Lancashire, Manchester is now part of the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester. Nearby are the large cities of Liverpool and Leeds.

A namesake is Manchester in New Hampshire.

Mayor Councillor David Sandiford
115.65 km² km²
  –Total (as of 2005)
City of Manchester


Time zone
DST time zone
Latitude 53°29' NORTH
Longitude 02°15' WEST
Official website: Manchester City Council
The City of Manchester is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester. It is one of the 50 official Cities of England and has a Lord Mayor. Immediately neighbouring Manchester is another, though smaller, City - Salford.

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