Manchester

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.
Photo: Daniel Nisbet, CC BY 2.0.

Popular Destinations

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.

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

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

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
The in Manchester, England, also known as the Etihad Stadium for… Photo: LiamUK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Stadium
The , known as the AO Arena for sponsorship reasons, is an indoor arena in Manchester, England, immediately north of the and partly above in air rights space. Photo: Rob Sinclair, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Stadium
is a football stadium in , Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United. Photo: Uoaei1, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
, formerly Manchester City Art Gallery, is a publicly owned art museum on in . Photo: David Dixon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Destinations

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.

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.

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

Localities in the Area

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

Suburb
is a suburb of Manchester, England, with a population at the 2011 census of 15,211. Photo: raver mikey, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is an inner city area and electoral ward of Manchester, England, immediately south of . Photo: Mikey, CC BY 2.0.

Manchester

Latitude
53.4798° or 53° 28' 47.2" north
Longitude
-2.2428° or 2° 14' 33.9" west
Open Location Code
9C5VFQH4+WV
Population
503,000
IATA airport code
MAN
United Nations Location Code
GB MNC
Elevation
167 feet (51 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 294001443
Geo­Names ID
2643123
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Manchester
  • Afar: Manchester
  • Afrikaans: Manchester
  • Albanian: Manchester
  • Albanian: Mançester
  • Amharic: ማንችስተር
  • Arabic: Manchester
  • Arabic: مانشستر
  • Aragonese: Manchester
  • Armenian: Մանչեսթեր
  • Armenian: Մանչեստր
  • Asturian: Manchester
  • Azerbaijani: Mançester
  • Azerbaijani: منچئستئر
  • Bashkir: Манчестер
  • Basque: Manchester
  • Belarusian: Манчэстэр
  • Bengali: ম্যানচেস্টার
  • Bosnian: Manchester
  • Breton: Manchester
  • Bulgarian: Манчестър
  • Burmese: မန်ချက်စတာမြို့
  • Catalan: Manchester
  • Cebuano: Manchester
  • Central Kurdish: مانچستەر
  • Chechen: Манчестер
  • Chinese: Manchester
  • Chinese: 曼彻斯特
  • Chinese: 曼徹斯特
  • Cornish: Manchester
  • Croatian: Manchester
  • Czech: Manchester
  • Danish: Manchester
  • Dimli (individual language): Manchester
  • Dutch: Manchester
  • Egyptian Arabic: مانشستر
  • English: Manchester, England
  • Esperanto: Manchester
  • Esperanto: Manĉestro
  • Estonian: Manchester
  • Extremaduran: Manchester
  • Faroese: Manchester
  • Fijian: Manchester
  • Finnish: Manchester
  • French: Manchester
  • Galician: Manchester
  • Georgian: მანჩესტერი
  • German: Manchester
  • Greek: Μάντσεστερ
  • Greek: Μαγκεστρία
  • Greek: Μαγχεστρία
  • Guarani: Manchester
  • Gujarati: માન્ચેસ્ટર
  • Hakka Chinese: Manchester
  • Hausa: Manchester
  • Hebrew: מנצ'סטר
  • Hindi: मांचॆस्टर
  • Hindi: मैन्चेस्टर
  • Hungarian: Manchester
  • Icelandic: Manchester
  • Ido: Manchester
  • Indonesian: Manchester
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Manchester (Anglaterra)
  • Interlingue: Manchester
  • Irish: Manchain
  • Italian: Manchester
  • Japanese: マンチェスター
  • Kabyle: Manchester
  • Kannada: ಮಾಂಚೆಸ್ಟರ್
  • Kannada: ಮ್ಯಾಂಚೆಸ್ಟರ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Manchester
  • Kazakh: Манчестер
  • Khmer: មែនឈេសទ័រ
  • Kirghiz: Манчестер
  • Korean: 맨체스터
  • Latin: Mancunium
  • Latvian: Mančestra
  • Limburgan: Manchester
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Manchester
  • Lithuanian: Mančesteris
  • Lombard: Manchester
  • Low German: Mesjester
  • Luxembourgish: Manchester
  • Macedo-Romanian: Manchester
  • Macedonian: Манчестер
  • Maithili: म्यानचेस्टर
  • Malay: Manchester
  • Malayalam: മാഞ്ചസ്റ്റർ
  • Maltese: Manchester
  • Manx: Manchuin
  • Marathi: मँचेस्टर
  • Mazanderani: منچستر
  • Min Nan Chinese: Manchester
  • Minangkabau: Manchester
  • Mingrelian: მანჩესთერი
  • Mingrelian: მანჩესტერი
  • Mongolian: Манчестер
  • Narom: Manchêtre
  • Nepali: म्यानचेस्टर
  • Norwegian: Manchester
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Manchester
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Manchester
  • Occitan (post 1500): Manchester
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Mameceaster
  • Ossetian: Манчестер
  • Panjabi: ਮਾਨਚੈਸਟਰ
  • Persian: منچستر
  • Piemontese: Manchester
  • Polish: Manchester
  • Portuguese: Manchester
  • Quechua: Manchester
  • Romanian: Manchester
  • Russian: Манчестер
  • Sardinian: Manchester
  • Scots: Manchester
  • Scottish Gaelic: Manchester
  • Serbian: Манчестер
  • Serbo-Croatian: Manchester
  • Sicilian: Manchester
  • Silesian: Manchester
  • Sinhala: මැන්චෙස්ටර්
  • Slovak: Manchester
  • Slovenian: Manchester
  • Somali: Manchester
  • South Azerbaijani: منچستر
  • Spanish: Manchester
  • Spanish: Mánchester
  • Swahili: Manchester
  • Swedish: Manchester
  • Tagalog: Manchester
  • Tamil: மன்செஸ்டர்
  • Tamil: மான்செஸ்டர்
  • Tatar: Mançester
  • Tatar: Манчестер
  • Tatar: Манчистыр
  • Telugu: మాంచెస్టర్
  • Thai: แมนเชสเตอร์
  • Turkish: Manchester
  • Twi: Manchester
  • Uighur: Manchéstér
  • Ukrainian: Манчестер
  • Urdu: مانچسٹر
  • Uzbek: Manchester
  • Venetian: Manchester
  • Veps: Mančester
  • Vietnamese: Manchester
  • Volapük: Manchester
  • Waray (Philippines): Manchester
  • Welsh: Manceinion
  • Western Frisian: Manchester
  • Western Panjabi: مانچسٹر
  • Wu Chinese: 曼彻斯特
  • Yiddish: מאנטשעסטער
  • Yue Chinese: 曼徹斯特
  • Zeeuws: Manchester
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