Borough of Swindon

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Borough of Swindon
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status Unitary Authority , Borough
region South West England
Ceremony county Wiltshire
Administrative headquarters Swindon
surface 230.10 km²
Residents 221.996
was standing June 30, 2018
ISO-3166-2 GB-SWD
ONS code 00HX
GSS code E06000030

The Borough of Swindon is an independent administrative unit ( unitary authority ) in the south-west of England and belongs to the region of South-West England .

The borough was established in 1974 as a district of the county of Wiltshire and was initially called Thamesdown . The Borough of Swindon has been independent from Wiltshire since April 1, 1997 and is now part of the county for ceremonial purposes only. The administrative headquarters are located in Swindon , but the borough also includes the surrounding area with the towns of Badbury, Chiseldon, Highworth , Liddington, Wanborough and Wroughton.

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Coordinates: 51 ° 34 ′  N , 1 ° 44 ′  W