The Wrekin

The Wrekin is a constituency in the House of Commons of the British Parliament, located in the county of in the of . It has existed continuously since its creation by the Representation of the People Act 1918, and is named after a prominent landmark hill in the area, .

Notable Places in the Area

is a hill in east , England. It is located some five miles west of , on the border between the unitary authorities of Shropshire and . Photo: Chrisbayley, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Industrial park
is a telecommunications and broadcasting facility on , a hill in the county of , . is situated 700 feet northeast of The Wrekin. Photo: JustinSmith, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is situated 1½ miles southeast of The Wrekin. Photo: Geoff Pick, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is situated 2 miles south of The Wrekin. Photo: Gammock, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village and civil parish in , England. Photo: David Lally, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in the English county of . Photo: Richard Law, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small village in the county of . Photo: Row17, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Wrekin

52.6693° or 52° 40' 9.5" north
-2.5514° or 2° 33' 5.1" west
Open Location Code
702 feet (214 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 8518813322
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: ذا ريكين (دائرة إنتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)
  • Arabic: ذا ريكين (دائره انتخابيه في المملكه المتحده)
  • Arabic: ذا ريكين
  • Cebuano: The Wrekin
  • Chinese: 里金 (英國國會選區)
  • Chinese: 里金
  • French: The Wrekin
  • French: The Wrekin (circonscription britannique)
  • Italian: Collegio di The Wrekin
  • Swedish: The Wrekin (kulle i Storbritannien, lat 52,68, long -2,52)
  • Welsh: The Wrekin

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