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City of Durham
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City of Durham

City of Durham

Shown within County Durham
Geography
Status: City
Region: North East England
Admin. County: County Durham
Area:
- Total
Ranked 195th
186.68 km²
Admin. HQ: Durham
ONS code: 20UE
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2002 est.)
- Density
Ranked 258th
87,656
470 / km²
Ethnicity: 97.7% White
Politics
Durham City Council
http://www.durhamcity.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Liberal Democrats
MP: Gerry Steinberg
Durham is a local government district and city in County Durham. Its main settlement is also called Durham. Other towns include Brandon.

The current city boundaries date from April 1, 1974 when Brandon and Byshottles urban district and Durham Rural District were annexed to the existing city of Durham.


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Districts of England - North East England
Alnwick - Berwick-upon-Tweed - Blyth Valley - Castle Morpeth - Chester-le-Street - Darlington - Derwentside - Durham - Easington - Gateshead - Hartlepool - Middlesbrough - Newcastle upon Tyne - North Tyneside - Redcar and Cleveland - Sedgefield - South Tyneside - Stockton-on-Tees - Sunderland - Teesdale - Tynedale - Wansbeck - Wear Valley

1974 counties: Cleveland - County Durham - Northumberland - Tyne and Wear