Rugby (borough)

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Borough of Rugby
Rugby
Shown within Warwickshire

Warwickshire within England
Geography
Status:Borough
Region:West Midlands
Admin. County:Warwickshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 136th
353.56 km²
Admin. HQ:Rugby
ONS code:44UD
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 253rd
89,240
252 / km²
Ethnicity:94.0% White
3.5% S.Asian
Politics
Rugby Borough Council
http://www.rugby.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive: 
MPs:Bill Olner, Jeremy Wright

Rugby is a local government district with borough status in eastern Warwickshire, England.

The district is named after its main town of Rugby where the council has its headquarters, but also includes the rural areas surrounding the town.

The town of Rugby had the status of a municipal borough since 1932. The present borough was created on 1 April 1974 when the Rugby municipal borough was merged with the Rugby Rural District, which had had a separate council for Rugby town.

Roughly 89,000 people live in the Rugby borough. of those roughly 63,000 live in the town of Rugby, and the remaining 26,000 live in the rural areas around the town.

The borough stretches from Coventry to the west, to the borders with Northamptonshire and Leicestershire to the east. It borders the Warwickshire districts of Warwick to the south-west, Stratford to the south, and Nuneaton and Bedworth to the north-west.

The borough is divided into 20 wards, with 48 councillors.

Parishes and settlements

The borough of Rugby has 39 civil parishes, some of which contain several settlements. Rugby town is unparished and so does not have a separate town council.

Places in the borough include:


Districts of England - West Midlands Flag of England

Birmingham | Bridgnorth | Bromsgrove | Cannock Chase | Coventry | Dudley | East Staffordshire | Herefordshire | Lichfield | Malvern Hills | Newcastle-under-Lyme | North Shropshire | North Warwickshire | Nuneaton and Bedworth | Oswestry | Redditch | Rugby | Sandwell | Shrewsbury and Atcham | Solihull | South Shropshire | South Staffordshire | Stafford | Staffordshire Moorlands | Stoke-on-Trent | Stratford-on-Avon | Tamworth | Telford and Wrekin | Walsall | Warwick | Wolverhampton | Worcester | Wychavon | Wyre Forest

Administrative Counties with multiple districts: Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire

no:Rugby (distrikt)

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