Braintree (district)


Braintree (district)
Braintree District
—  Non-metropolitan district  —
Braintree shown within Essex
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East of England
Non-metropolitan county Essex
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Braintree
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 – Type Non-metropolitan district council
 – Body Braintree District Council
 – Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 – MPs Brooks Newmark
Priti Patel
Area
 – Total 236.2 sq mi (611.71 km2)
Area rank 68th (of 326)
Population (2010 est.)
 – Total 144,000
 – Rank 130th (of 326)
 – Density 609.7/sq mi (235.4/km2)
 – Ethnicity 95.% White
1.1% Mixed
1.3% S.Asian
1.0% Black
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 – Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 22UC
OS grid reference TL7522
Website www.braintree.gov.uk

Braintree is a local government district in the English county of Essex. Its main town is Braintree.

The main centres of population are Braintree, Witham and Halstead.

The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the urban districts of Braintree and Bocking, Halstead, and Witham and (for list of Parishes) Braintree Rural District and Halstead Rural District.

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Coordinates: 51°52′55″N 0°33′09″E / 51.8819°N 0.5525°E / 51.8819; 0.5525



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