Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and urban region in . It was created in 1974 from the city and associated towns that had formerly been in Lancashire, plus a few lying south of the River Mersey that had been in Cheshire.

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is a vibrant, post-industrial gem at the heart of . Photo: David Dixon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a large town in Greater Manchester in the , 17 miles north of Manchester city centre. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a former textile town in Greater Manchester, 7 miles northeast of city centre in the foothills of the Pennines. Photo: Parrot of Doom, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an industrial town in Greater Manchester in the north of England. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.


is a town in the south east of Greater Manchester, historically in Cheshire, at the point where the rivers Tame and Goyt combine to form the Mersey. Photo: raver mikey, CC BY 2.0.

is a city in Greater Manchester in northwest England, with a population of 103,886 in 2011. Photo: Craig Sunter, CC BY 2.0.

is a town in Greater Manchester in the North West of England, 12 miles north of Manchester city centre. Photo: Paul likes pics, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town and borough in Greater Manchester, in the North West of England, ten miles north of central Manchester. Photo: jolmartyn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Greater Manchester in the northwest of England. Photo: rich-image, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a borough on the east side of Greater Manchester, with Ashton-under-Lyne its main town. Photo: Andrewlee1967, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in Greater Manchester, five miles southwest of city centre. Photo: flashcurd, CC BY 2.0.

Greater Manchester

Latitude of center
53.45° or 53° 27' north
Longitude of center
-2.2333° or 2° 14' west
121 feet (37 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Groter-Manchester
  • Afrikaans: Groter Manchester
  • Arabic: Gran Manchester
  • Arabic: مانشستر الكبرى
  • Aragonese: Gran Manchester
  • Armenian: Մեծ Մանչեսթեր
  • Asturian: Gran Mánchester
  • Azerbaijani: Böyük Mançester
  • Basque: Manchester Handia
  • Belarusian: Вялікі Манчэстэр
  • Bengali: গ্রেটার ম্যানচেস্টার
  • Breton: Manchester Veur
  • Bulgarian: Голям Манчестър
  • Catalan: Gran Manchester
  • Cebuano: Greater Manchester
  • Chinese: Toā Manchester
  • Chinese: 大曼徹斯特
  • Chinese: 大曼徹斯特郡
  • Chuvash: Мăн Манчестер
  • Czech: Velký Manchester
  • Danish: Greater Manchester
  • Dutch: Greater Manchester
  • Egyptian Arabic: مانشستر الكبرى
  • English: Ceremonial County Greater Manchester
  • Esperanto: Granda Manĉestro
  • Esperanto: Greater Manchester
  • Estonian: Suur-Manchester
  • Finnish: Suur-Manchester
  • French: Grand Manchester
  • Galician: Gran Manchester
  • German: Greater Manchester
  • Greek: Μείζον Μάντσεστερ
  • Gujarati: ગ્રેટર માન્ચેસ્ટર
  • Hakka Chinese: Thai Manchester
  • Hausa: Thai Manchester
  • Hebrew: מנצ'סטר רבתי
  • Hindi: ग्रेटर मैनचेस्टर
  • Hungarian: Greater Manchester
  • Icelandic: Stórborgarsvæðið Manchester
  • Indonesian: Greater Manchester
  • Irish: Manchain Mhór
  • Irish: Mórcheantar Mhanchain
  • Italian: Grande Manchester
  • Italian: Greater Manchester
  • Japanese: グレーター・マンチェスター
  • Kannada: ಗ್ರೇಟರ್ ಮ್ಯಾಂಚೆಸ್ಟರ್
  • Kazakh: Үлкен Манчестер
  • Korean: 그레이터맨체스터 주
  • Korean: 그레이터맨체스터주
  • Latin: Mancunium Maius
  • Latvian: Lielā Mančestra
  • Lithuanian: Didysis Mančesteris
  • Luxembourgish: Greater Manchester
  • Macedonian: Голем Манчестер
  • Malay: Manchester Raya
  • Manx: Manchuin Vooar
  • Marathi: ग्रेटर मँचेस्टर
  • Min Nan Chinese: Toā Manchester
  • Mirandese: Grande Manchester
  • Norwegian: Stor-Manchester
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Stor-Manchester
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Stor-Manchester
  • Ossetian: Стыр Манчестер
  • Panjabi: ਗ੍ਰੇਟਰ ਮੈਨਚੇਸਟਰ
  • Persian: منچستر بزرگ
  • Polish: Greater Manchester
  • Portuguese: Grande Manchester
  • Romanian: Greater Manchester
  • Russian: Большой Манчестер
  • Scots: Greater Manchester
  • Serbian: Велики Манчестер
  • Serbian: Шири Манчестер
  • Serbo-Croatian: Greater Manchester
  • Slovak: Veľký Manchester
  • Slovenian: Greater Manchester
  • Spanish: Gran Manchester
  • Spanish: Gran Mánchester
  • Swedish: Greater Manchester
  • Swedish: Stormanchester
  • Tajik: Манчестери Бузург
  • Tamil: கிரேட்டர் மான்செஸ்டர்
  • Tatar: Зур Манчистыр
  • Telugu: గ్రేటర్ మాంచెస్టర్
  • Turkish: Greater Manchester
  • Ukrainian: Великий Манчестер
  • Urdu: مانچسٹر عظمی
  • Vietnamese: Đại Manchester
  • Vlaams: Greater Manchester
  • Volapük: Greater Manchester
  • Waray (Philippines): Gran Manchester
  • Welsh: Manceinion Fwyaf
  • Western Panjabi: وڈا مانچسٹر
  • Wu Chinese: 大曼彻斯特郡
  • Yiddish: גרויס־מאנטשטסטער
  • Yue Chinese: 大曼徹斯特
  • גרויס-מאנטשעסטער

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