Manchester is a vibrant, post-industrial gem at the heart of . The city that used to be nicknamed 'Cottonopolis' has hung up its clogs and, thanks to successive regeneration projects, is now a major centre for culture and commerce; seen by many as the capital of the north of , and sometime regarded as England's second city.
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is one of the busiest and largest airports in Europe. Photo: techboy t, CC BY 2.0.

This covers the area in central Manchester north of Piccadilly Gardens and east of Bridge St and Princess St, served by Victoria railway station. Photo: Nicholasjf21, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the area in Manchester bounded by the A57, Oxford Road, and the A62. Photo: David Dixon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Corridor is in the south of Manchester. Photo: francisco osorio, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The is England's national museum of football. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeological site
, also known as Mancunium, is a former Roman fort in the area of Manchester in . Photo: Maarten, CC BY 2.0.

The is a concert venue in , England. Photo: Alan Stanton, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Opera House in Quay Street, Manchester, England, is a 1,920-seater commercial touring theatre that plays host to touring musicals, ballet, concerts and a Christmas pantomime.


covers the area in central Manchester west of Quay St, Peter St, and Oxford St. Photo: adambruderer, CC BY 2.0.

covers the four areas of Salford Quays, Trafford Wharf, Old Trafford and Trafford Centre to the west of Manchester city centre. Photo: flashcurd, CC BY 2.0.

covers the area in central Manchester north of Castlefield, east of Quay St and Peter St and west of St Peter's Square. Photo: dalvenjah, CC BY-SA 2.0.

covers the south of Manchester as far south as the M60. Photo: adambruderer, CC BY 2.0.

is the area of Manchester north of the centre bounded by the M60, the A6, and A57. Photo: Mike Peel, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Localities in the Area

is a city in in northwest England, separated from the City of Manchester by a loop of the River Irwell. Photo: Craig Sunter, CC BY 2.0.

is a district of Manchester in , one mile south east of the . is situated 1½ miles southeast of Manchester. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a 200-acre mixed-use property development on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal in and , , England. is situated 2½ miles west of Manchester. Photo: University of Salford Press Office, CC BY 2.0.


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