Southampton

Southampton is a city and port in Hampshire, South East England. It is located on the southern coast of Great Britain, approximately 70 miles south-west of London and 15... Wikipedia

  • Sovereign state:  United Kingdom
  • Country:  England
  • Region:  South East England
  • Ceremonial county:  Hampshire
  • Admin HQ:  Southampton
  • Settled:  c. AD 43
  • City status:  1964
  • Unitary authority:  1997
  • Type:  Unitary authority, City
  • Governing body:  Southampton City Council
  • Leadership:  Leader and Cabinet
  • Executive:  Labour
  • MPs:  Royston Smith (C), Alan Whitehead (L), Caroline Nokes (C)
  • Population (2018):  269,781
  • Estimate (2017):  252,400 (Council area)
  • Urban:  855,569
  • Metro:  1,547,000 (South Hampshire)
  • Ethnicity, (United Kingdom 2005 Estimate):  85.9% White, (77.7% White British), 8.4% Asian, 2.2% Black, 1.2% other, 2.4% Mixed Race
  • Demonym(s):  Sotonian
  • Time zone:  Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
  • Summer (DST):  British Summer Time (UTC+1)
  • Postcode span:  SO14-SO19
  • Area code(s):  023
  • GVA:  2013
  • Total:  £9.7 bn ($15.7 bn) (12th)
  • Growth:  2.6%
  • Per capita:  £21,400 ($34,300) (15th)
  • Growth:  0.6%
  • GDP:  US$ 51.6 billion
  • GDP per capita:  US$ 37,832
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo