Barking and Dagenham
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Barking and Dagenham
Lage in Greater London
Status London Borough
Region Greater London
Verwaltungssitz Becontree Heath
Fläche 36,09 km² (327.)
Einwohner (2007) 166.900 (93.)
ONS-Code 00AB
Website www.barking-dagenham.gov.uk

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham [ˈbɑːkɪŋ ən ˈdægnəm] ist ein Stadtbezirk im Nordosten von London. Er wurde 1965 bei der Gründung von Greater London aus den Städten Barking und Dagenham gebildet. Kleinere Teile ganz im Osten blieben bei der Grafschaft Essex. Der Stadtbezirk hieß zunächst London Borough of Barking und erhielt 1980 seinen heutigen Namen.

Die Bevölkerung setzt sich zusammen aus 85,2 % Weißen, 5,1 % Südasiaten und 7,0 % Schwarzen. Barking and Dagenham pflegt seit 1979 eine Städtepartnerschaft mit der deutschen Stadt Witten.

In Dagenham befindet sich seit 1931 ein Ford-Werk.

Stadtteile

  • Barking
  • Becontree
  • Becontree Heath
  • Chadwell Heath
  • Creekmouth
  • Dagenham
  • Rush Green

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