Greater ManchesterGreater Manchester
county in NW England, surrounding Manchester: 496 sq mi (1,285 sq km)
- A metropolitan county in northwest England comprising the cities of Manchester and Salford, and the metropolitan boroughs of Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan. Greater Manchester borders Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire, West Yorkshire and Derbyshire
- 1991 Human Rights Watch, "Human rights in Northern Ireland" - Page 71
- 2001 Ismail Serageldin et al, "Historic cities and sacred sites: cultural roots for urban futures" - Page 251
- For example, of the thousand or so textile factories that survive in Greater Manchester, among the most tangible reminders of the country's leading role in the Industrial Revolution, only 100 (10 percent) are listed.
- 2004 K.K.Sharma, "Tourism and Regional Development" - Page 166