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Encyclopedia > Bedford (borough)
Borough of Bedford

Shown within Bedfordshire
Geography
Status: Borough
Region: East of England
Admin. County: Bedfordshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 104th
476.41 kmē
Admin. HQ: Bedford
ONS code: 09UD
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2002 est.)
- Density
Ranked 111th
149,204
313 / kmē
Ethnicity: 87.0% White
7.7% S.Asian
2.6% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Bedford Borough Council
http://www.bedford.gov.uk/
Leadership: Mayor & Cabinet
Mayor: Frank Branston
(Independent)
MPs: Patrick Hall, Jonathan Sayeed, Alistair Burt


Bedford is a local government district and borough in the East of England. Its council is based in the town of Bedford. Unlike most English districts, Bedford's council is led by a directly-elected mayor, currently Frank Branston, who is an independent.


The borough was formed on April 1, 1974 as a merger of the existing borough of Bedford, along with Kempston urban district and Bedford Rural District. It was was known as North Bedfordshire until 1992.



Districts of England - East of England

Babergh | Basildon | Bedford | Braintree | Breckland | Brentwood | Broadland | Broxbourne | Cambridge | Castle Point | Chelmsford | Colchester | Dacorum | East Cambridgeshire | East Hertfordshire | Epping Forest | Fenland | Forest Heath | Great Yarmouth | Harlow | Hertsmere | Huntingdonshire | Ipswich | King's Lynn and West Norfolk | Luton | Maldon | Mid Bedfordshire | Mid Suffolk | North Hertfordshire | North Norfolk | Norwich | Peterborough | Rochford | St Albans | St Edmundsbury | South Bedfordshire | South Cambridgeshire | Southend-on-Sea | South Norfolk | Stevenage | Suffolk Coastal | Tendring | Three Rivers | Thurrock | Uttlesford | Watford | Waveney | Welwyn Hatfield

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire _ Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk



  Results from FactBites:
 
Bedford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (674 words)
Bedford is the county town of the English county of Bedfordshire.
It is the administrative centre for the borough of Bedford.
Bedford is home to the largest concentration of Italian immigrants in the U.K. According to a 2001 census, 10% of Bedford's population is of Italian descent.
Bedford (borough) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (117 words)
Bedford is a local government district and borough in the East of England.
Unlike most English districts, Bedford's council is led by a directly-elected mayor, currently Frank Branston, who is an independent.
The borough was formed on April 1, 1974 as a merger of the existing borough of Bedford, along with Kempston urban district and Bedford Rural District.
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