London Borough of Hackney

The London Borough of Hackney (Aboot this soondpronunciation ) is a Lunnon burgh locatit in East Lunnon an north o the Ceety o Lunnon. It is currently pairt o the East subregion, tho wis includit in the North subregion frae 2008 tae 2011.[2] It is ane o the Inner Lunnon burghs.[3] The local authority is Hackney London Borough Council.

Hackney shown athin Greater Lunnon
Hackney shown athin Greater Lunnon
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraIngland
Ceremonial coontyGreater Lunnon
StatusLunnon burgh
Admin HQMare Street, Hackney
Incorporatit1 Aprile 1965
 • TeepLunnon borough cooncil
 • BodiHackney London Borough Council
 • LeadershipMayor & Cabinet (Labour)
 • MayorJules Pipe CBE
 • MPsDiane Abbott
Meg Hillier
 • Lunnon AssemblyJennette Arnold AM for North East
 • EU ParliamentLunnon
 • Total19.06 km2 (7.36 sq mi)
Area rank321st (o 326)
 (mid-2016 est.)
 • Rank54t (o 326)
 • Ethnicity[1]
36.2% White Breetish

2.1% White Erse
16.2% Ither White
2% White & Black Caribbean
1.2% White & Black African
1.2% White & Asie
2% Ither Mixed
3.1% Indie
0.8% Pakistani
2.5% Bangladeshi
2.7% Ither Asie
7.8% Black Caribbean
11.4% Black African
3.9% Ither Black
1.4% Cheenese

4.6% Ither
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
E, EC, N
Polis forceMetropolitan Polis

Twinned tounsEedit

The London Borough of Hackney haes formal twinnin arrangements wi:

Flag Kintra Toun[4] Region
  Barbados Bridgetown Caribbean
  Fraunce Suresnes[5] Wastren Paris
  Germany Göttingen Lawer Saxony
  Grenada St George's Caribbean
  Israel Haifa Northern Israel
  Roushie Presnensky Destrict Moscow suburb

An an informal twinnin wi

  Alexandra, Sooth Africae.[4]

The burgh haes informal links wi Sooth Africae, Turkey, an Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines an aw. The Homerton University Hospital haes its awn twinnin arrangements wi the Rambam Medical Centre (Haifa, Israel) an St George's Hospital (Grenada). Schuils are encouragit tae pursue links wi specific schuils abroad – such as the arrangement atween Our Lady's an a schuil in Hangzhou, Sooth Wast Cheenae.[4]


  1. Data Management and Analysis Group, Greater London Authority, Demography Update October 2007, (2007)
  2. Map 5A.1 – London's sub-regions Archived 2010-03-24 at the Wayback Machine The London Plan (Greater London Authority, 2008) accessed 13 November 2009
  3. Office of Public Sector InformationLondon Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended) accessed 13 November 2009
  4. a b c Twinning[deid airtin] (LB Hackney) Accessed 19 September 2008
  5. "British towns twinned with French towns [via]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived frae the original on 5 Julie 2013. Retrieved 20 Julie 2013.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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