Greater Manchester

  1. Wigan
  2. Bolton
  3. Bury
  4. Rochdale
  5. City of Salford
  6. City of Manchester
  7. Oldham
  8. Trafford
  9. Tameside
  10. Stockport
  • Comprising: the present metropolitan county of Greater Manchester
  • Area: 493 sq miles
  • Capital: City of Manchester
  • Population: 2.8 million
  • Demonym: Mancunian
  • Airport: Manchester, City Airport Manchester
  • Port: Port Salford, Port Irlam
  • Background: Manchester received city status in 1853. Greater Manchester was established in 1974.