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City of Lancaster
Image:LancashireLancaster.png
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:97.8% White
Politics
Lancaster City Council
http://www.lancaster.gov.uk/
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 with city status in Lancashire in North West England. Its main town is Lancaster, from which it obtained its city status. Other towns in the district include Morecambe, Heysham, Slyne, and Carnforth.

The district was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the boroughs of Lancaster and Morecambe and Heysham, along with Carnforth urban district, Lancaster Rural District and Lunesdale Rural District.



Ceremonial county of Lancashire

Unitary authorities: Blackpool | Blackburn with Darwen

Non-metropolitan districts: West Lancashire | Chorley | South Ribble | Fylde | Preston | Wyre | Lancaster | Ribble Valley | Pendle | Burnley | Rossendale | Hyndburn

Topics: Places | Parishes | Parliamentary constituencies


Districts of North West England Image:Flag of England.svg

Allerdale | Barrow-in-Furness | Blackburn with Darwen | Blackpool | Bolton | Burnley | Bury | Carlisle | Chester | Chorley | Congleton | Copeland | Crewe and Nantwich | Eden | Ellesmere Port and Neston | Fylde | Halton | Hyndburn | Knowsley | Lancaster | Liverpool | Macclesfield | Manchester | Oldham | Pendle | Preston | Ribble Valley | Rochdale | Rossendale | St Helens | Salford | Sefton | South Lakeland | South Ribble | Stockport | Tameside | Trafford | Vale Royal | Warrington | West Lancashire | Wigan | Wirral | Wyre

Counties with multiple districts: Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside



 
Places with City status in England
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Bath | Birmingham | Bradford | Brighton & Hove | Bristol | Cambridge | Canterbury | Carlisle | Chester | Chichester | Coventry | Derby | Durham | Ely | Exeter | Gloucester | Hereford | Kingston upon Hull | Lancaster | Leeds | Leicester | Lichfield | Lincoln | Liverpool | London (City of London and Westminster) | Manchester | Newcastle upon Tyne | Norwich | Nottingham | Oxford | Peterborough | Plymouth | Portsmouth | Preston | Ripon | Saint Albans | Salford | Salisbury | Sheffield | Southampton | Stoke-on-Trent | Sunderland | Truro | Wakefield | Wells | Winchester | Wolverhampton | Worcester | York
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