Milton Keynes (borough)

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The Borough of Milton Keynes is a borough in England. Before April 1, 1997 it was part of Buckinghamshire, but since then it is an independent unitary authority with the same ranking as a county. It borders the administrative counties of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. The principal settlement in the borough is Milton Keynes New City.

It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the urban districts of Bletchley, Newport Pagnell and Wolverton, Newport Pagnell Rural District and part of Wing Rural District.

Borough of Milton Keynes
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The Borough (5) is shown in yellow within Buckinghamshire
Geography
Status:Unitary, Borough
Region:South East England
Ceremonial County:Buckinghamshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 154th
308.63 km²
Admin. HQ:Milton Keynes
ONS code:00MG
Demographics
Population:
- Total (1991)
- Total (2001)
- Total (2003 est)
- Density (2003)
Ranked 57th
176,371
207,063
215,715
699 / km²
Ethnicity:90.7% White
3.7% S.Asian
2.4% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Arms of Milton Keynes Council
Milton Keynes Council
http://www.miltonkeynes.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Liberal Democrats
MPs:Phyllis Starkey (Lab.), Mark Lancaster (Con.)


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Settlements

Milton Keynes (New City area)

Rest of Borough

Borough of Milton Keynes within ceremonial Buckinghamshire

The Borough (numbered 5 on the map above) is historically part of the county of Buckinghamshire.

Northamptonshire is to the north and west of the Borough, Bedfordshire is to the east. The (Buckinghamshire) District of Aylesbury Vale (numbered 4 on the map above) is to the south.



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