Place:Salford, Lancashire, England

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NameSalford
TypeFormer borough, City
Coordinates53.483°N 2.267°W
Located inLancashire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoSalford (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which the former borough of Salford has been located since 1974
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Salford was, from 1844 to 1974, a local government district in the northwest of England, coterminate with Salford, Greater Manchester which replaced it in 1974. The original Salford, which had been a county borough since 1889 (and a municipal borough prior to that), was granted city status in 1926.

Salford is separated from Manchester by the River Irwell. Salford is to the south, Manchester to the north.



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