Truro (pronounced /ˈtrʊəroʊ/ (deprecatit template); Cornish: Truru) is a ceety an ceevil pairish in Cornwall, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick, an is the centre for administration, leisure an retail in Cornwall, wi a population o 17,431. Truro urban statistical aurie, which includes parts o surroondin parishes, haes a population o 20,920. It is the anerlie ceety in the coonty, an the maist sootherly ceety in Great Breetain. Fowk frae Truro ar kent as Truronians.

Truro
Truro rooftops.jpg
Truro Cathedral
Truro is locatit in Cornwall
Truro
Truro
Location within Cornwall
Population18,766 [1]
OS grid referenceSW825448
• Lunnon232 miles (373 km) ENE
Ceevil pairish
  • Truro
Unitar authority
Ceremonial coonty
Region
KintraIngland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounTRURO
Postcode destrictTR1-4
Diallin code01872
PoliceDevon an Cornwall
FireCornwall
AmbulanceSooth Wastren
EU PairlamentSooth Wast Ingland
UK Pairlament
Wabsteidhttp://www.truro.gov.uk
Leet o places
UK
Ingland
Cornwall
50°15′36″N 5°03′04″W / 50.260°N 5.051°W / 50.260; -5.051Coordinates: 50°15′36″N 5°03′04″W / 50.260°N 5.051°W / 50.260; -5.051

Truro initially grew as an important centre o trade frae its port, an then as a stannary toun for the mining industry. The ceety is well-kent for its cathedral (completed in 1910), cobbled streets, open spaces an Georgien architectur, an places o interest include the Royal Cornwall Museum, the Hall for Cornwall, Cornwall's Courts o Justice an Cornwall Cooncil.

The Royal Cornwall Museum

ReferencesEedit

  1. Office for National Statistics 2011 census - Truro CP