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Wokingham (district)

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Wokingham District
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Wokingham

Geography
Status:Unitary, District
Region:South East England
Ceremonial County:Berkshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 197th
178.98 km²
Admin. HQ:Wokingham
ONS code:00MF
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 107th
151,205
845 / km²
Ethnicity:93.9% White
3.1% S.Asian
Politics
Wokingham District Council
http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative
MPs:Andrew Mackay, Theresa May, John Redwood, Rob Wilson

Wokingham is a local government district in Berkshire, England. It is named for its main town, Wokingham. Other places in the district include Arborfield, Barkham, Charvil, Earley, Finchampstead, Newland, Remenham, Ruscombe, Shinfield, Twyford, Wargrave, Winnersh and Woodley.

The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the borough of Wokingham and Wokingham Rural District. It is governed by Wokingham District Council, which has been a unitary authority since April 1, 1998, following the abolition of Berkshire County Council.


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