Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county situated in North West England. It is the second most populated area in England composed of ten boroughs - the cities of Manchester and Salford, and Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.
The dominant business centre is at Manchester City centre spanning to Trafford – featuring a large indoor shopping centre, and Salford situated just west, also an entertainment and cultural city.
In the town of Rochdale you will find the Victorian-era Town Hall, one of the most admirable buildings of its kind in Europe.
Besides the major cities with outstanding landmarks to visit, there are magnificent landscapes throughout Greater Manchester such as around Done Stone Reservoir, in Oldham, and Werneth Low Country Park, on the outskirts of the city of Stockport.
Population: estimated 2.8 million people
Administrative authority: Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)
Other major cities: Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Stockport, Wigan
Popular places to visit: Manchester - Castlefield, Manchester Cathedral, Museum of Science and Industry, National Football Museum, Salford Quays, University of Manchester;
Rochdale: Town Hall, Hollingworth Lake Country Park, Rochdale Pionners Museum;
Bolton: Ironman UK Triathlon, Smithills Hall, former mill, Bolton Steam Museum
Bury: Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, East Lancashire Railway, Fusilier Museum
Wigan: Haigh Hall and Country Park, Trencherfield Mill Engine, Museum of Wigan Life
Tameside: Park Bridge Heritage Centre, Portland Basin Museum, Werneth Low
Peak District National Park;
Peak Forest Canal
Nearest Airports: Manchester Airport (MAN)
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