Bishop Auckland
Bishop Auckland
Bishop Auckland Rathaus
Bishop Auckland Rathaus
Koordinaten 54° 39′ N, 1° 41′ W54.656636-1.67681Koordinaten: 54° 39′ N, 1° 41′ W
Bishop Auckland (England)
Bishop Auckland
Bishop Auckland
Bevölkerung 24.392
Verwaltung
Post town BISHOP AUCKLAND
Postleitzahlen­abschnitt DL14
Vorwahl 01388
Landesteil England
Region North East England
Zeremonielle Grafschaft County Durham
Unitary authority County Durham
Britisches Parlament Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland ist eine Stadt in der Grafschaft Durham im Nordosten Englands. Es liegt 19 km nordwestlich von Darlington am Fluss Wear. Bishop Auckland hat 24.392 Einwohner (2001).[1] Bishop Auckland war der Sitz des Bischofs von Durham, daher ist die Stadt zu ihrem ersten Namensteil gekommen. Die erste Erwähnung des Orts stammt aus dem Jahre 1020, als Knut der Große Bishop Auckland dem Bischof von Durham schenkte.

Einzelnachweise

  1. 2001 Census Profiles (Numbers) for Major Centres in County Durham. Durham County Council, abgerufen am 29. August 2008 (pdf).

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