Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough (/ˈmɪdəlzbrə/ ( listen) MID-əlz-brə) is a large industrial town on the south bank of the River Tees in North Yorkshire, north-east England, founded in 1830.[1] The local council, a unitary authority, is Middlesbrough Borough Council. The 2011 Census recorded the borough's total resident population as 138,400 and the wider urban settlement with a population of 174,700 technically making Middlesbrough the largest urban subdivsion in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire.[2] Middlesbrough is part of the larger built-up area of Teesside which had an overall population of 376,333 at the 2011 Census.[3]

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