Merseyside (/[unsupported input]ˈmɜːrzisd/) is a metropolitan coonty in North Wast Ingland, wi a population o 1,365,900.[1] It encompasses the metropolitan aurie centred on baith banks o the lawer reaches o the Mersey Estuary, an comprises five metropolitan burghs: Knowsley, St Helens, Sefton, Wirral, an the ceety o Liverpuil. Merseyside, which wis creatit on 1 Aprile 1974 as a result o the Local Govrenment Act 1972, takes its name frae the River Mersey.


Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraIngland
RegionNorth Wast Ingland
(Local Govrenment Act 1972)
Ceremonial coonty
Area[convert: needs a number]
 • Rankit o 48
 • Rankit o 48
Density[convert: needs a number]
Ethnicity97.1% White Breetish 2.9% Black Breetish, Breetish Asie, Breetish Cheenese, Breetish Mixed
Time zoneGreenwich Mean Time (UTC)
 • Simmer (DST)Breetish Simmer Time (UTC+1)


  1. "2009 Mid Year Estimates – Table 9 ONS". Retrieved 9 September 2010.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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