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Metropolitan Borough of Bury
Official logo of Metropolitan Borough of Bury
Coat of Arms of the Borough Council
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region North West England
Ceremonial county Greater Manchester
Admin. HQ Bury
 • Type Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
 • Total 38.41 sq mi (99.48 km2)
Area rank Ranked 244th
 (2005 est.)
 • Total 183,500
 • Rank Ranked 81st
 • Density 4,777.5/sq mi (1,844.6/km2)
Time zone UTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
ONS code 00BM
Ethnicity 92.1% White
5.4%% S. Asian or mixed
1.6% Black or mixed
0.8% Chinese or other

The Metropolitan Borough of Bury is one of the ten Metropolitan boroughs in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, England.

It was set up in 1974 from the county borough of Bury and the boroughs of Prestwich and Radcliffe, along with the urban districts of Tottington and Whitefield, and part of the urban district of Ramsbottom.

The metropolitan borough, has an area of 38.3 sq mi (99.2 km2).

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