London Borough of Tower Hamlets

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets (Aboot this soondpronunciation ) is a Lunnon burgh tae the east o the Ceety o Lunnon an north o the River Thames. It is in the eastren pairt o Lunnon an covers hintle o the traditional East End. It an aw includes hintle o the redeveloped Docklands region o Lunnon, includin West India Docks and Canary Wharf. Mony o the tawest biggins in Lunnon are locatit on the Isle o Dogs in the sooth o the borough. The borough haes a population o 220,000, which includes ane o the heichest ethnic minority populations in the caipital, consistin mainly o Bangladeshis.[2] The local authority is Tower Hamlets London Borough Council.

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Tower Hamlets shown athin Greater Lunnon
Tower Hamlets shown athin Greater Lunnon
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraIngland
Ceremonial coontyGreater Lunnon
StatusLunnon burgh
Admin HQClove Crescent, Blackwall
Incorporatit1 Aprile 1965
 • TeepLunnon borough cooncil
 • BodiTower Hamlets London Borough Council
 • LeadershipMayor & Cabinet (Labour)
 • Executive mayorLutfur Rahman
 • MPsRushanara Ali
Jim Fitzpatrick
 • Lunnon AssemblyJohn Biggs AM for {{{gla_constituency}}}
 • EU ParliamentLunnon
 • Total19.77 km2 (7.63 sq mi)
Area rank320t (o 326)
 (mid-2016 est.)
 • Rank41st (o 326)
 • Ethnicity[1]
31.2% White Breetish

1.5% White Erse
12.4% Ither White
1.1% White & Black Caribbean
0.6% White & Black African
1.2% White & Asie
1.2% Ither Mixed
2.7% Indie
1% Pakistani
32% Bangladeshi
2.3% Ither Asie
2.1% Black Caribbean
3.7% Black African
1.5% Ither Black
3.2% Cheenese

1.3% Ither
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Polis forceMetropolitan Polis

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References eedit

  1. Data Management and Analysis Group, Greater London Authority, Demography Update October 2007, (2007)
  2. Garbin, David. "Bangladeshi diaspora in the UK: some observations on socio-cultural dynamics, religious trends and transnational politics" Archived 2017-01-04 at the Wayback Machine, Conference Human Rights and Bangladesh, School of African and Oriental Studies, June 2005, p. 1, accessed 16 August 2011.