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Information on Wigan

The metropolitan borough of Wigan is located in England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the metropolitan borough hall of Wigan at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the metropolitan borough hall office by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.5 / 5 for Wigan by City, town and village the 26 May 2021

Wigan metropolitan borough COUNCIL

Wigan council addressWiganCivic centre Wigan
The Wiend

Wigan WN1 1NH
United Kingdom
Phone number of Wigan council0194224499
Fax numberNot available
Email of Wigan councilNot available
Official website of Wigan
Opening hours of Wigan council10am - 2pm, Monday to Friday
Mayor of WiganYvonne Klieve

Demographics of Wigan

Name of Wigan inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population307 600 inhabitants15 / 14
Population density in Wigan4 233,4 pop/sq mi (1 634,5 pop/km²)

Wigan administrative numbers

Wigan metropolitan borough postcodeWN1 1NH (15 other communities with the same postcode)

Information on Wigan

Cities twinned with Wigan
France Angers
Natural parksWigan isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Wigan

Liverpool John Lennon Airport 16.8 miles
Manchester Airport 18.8 miles
Blackpool Airport 23.6 miles

Wigan territory

Wigan area72,66 sq mi (188,19 km²)
Wigan altitude79 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 53.533
Longitude: -2.617
Latitude: 53° 31' 59'' North
Longitude: 2° 37' 1'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Wigan neighbouring towns and cities

Wigan neighbouring municipalities
Ince in MakerfieldNeighbouring townsHindley
Ince in MakerfieldInce in MakerfieldHindley
Wigan neighbouring municipalities
Ince in Makerfield 0.8 milesHindley 1.1 milesAbram 2.1 miles
Billinge Higher End and Winstanley 2.4 milesAspull 2.6 milesHaigh 3 miles
Ashton in Makerfield 3.5 milesWesthoughton 3.6 milesBlackrod 3.8 miles
Worthington 3.8 milesOrrell 3.9 milesShevington 4 miles
Standish with Langtree 4.1 milesLeigh 4.5 milesGolborne 4.5 miles
Horwich 4.8 milesAtherton 4.9 milesUp Holland 5.1 miles
Adlington 5.5 milesAnderton 5.5 milesHeath Charnock 6.1 miles

Distance between Wigan and other main cities and towns

London : 175 milesBristol : 144 milesBirmingham : 79 miles
Leeds : 48 milesGlasgow : 174 milesSheffield : 48 miles
Bradford : 40 milesManchester : 16 miles closestEdinburgh : 169 miles
Liverpool : 18 milesCardiff : 144 milesWakefield : 47 miles
Coventry : 90 milesDudley : 74 milesNottingham : 73 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Hotel offers in Wigan

Leisure and activities in Wigan surrounding area

No activities found in town Wigan