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Population of Middlesbrough
At the last census the population was 174,700
Business in Middlesbrough is still dominated by the nearby chemical industry which until 1995 in this locality was largely owned by Imperial Chemical Industries
Middlesbrough was incorporated as a municipal borough in 1853. Currently the Middlesbrough constituency is represented by Andy McDonald for Labour in the House of Commons.
Middlesbrough is served by Teesside University
Middlesbrough is on the River Tees
The closest airport is Durham Tees Valley Airport. Distance from Durham Tees Valley Airport to Middlesbrough is 14,6 km
Middlesbrough Herald & Post, Evening Gazette (Newspapers), CVFM Radio, BBC Radio Tees (Radio).
Famous People from Middlesbrough
Brian Clough (Footballer), Rory Underwood (Rugby), Chris Newton (Cyclist), Bob Mortimer (Comedian), Paul Daniels (Magician)
Middlesbrough FC (Football), Middlesbrough Futsal Club (Fustal), The Teesiders (Speedway), Middlesbrough and Cleveland Harriers and Middlesbrough AC (Athletics)
Middlesbrough is twinned with Oberhausen (Germany) and Dunkirk (France)
Middlesbrough has an oceanic climate typical for the United Kingdom. Being sheltered by both the Lake District and Pennines to the west, Middlesbrough is in one of the relatively drier parts of the country, receiving on average 574 millimetres of rain a year. Temperatures range from mild summer highs in July and August typically around 20c to winter lows in December and January falling to around 0c
In 1801, Middlesbrough was a small farm with a population of just 25. During the latter half of the 19th century, however, it experienced rapid growth. Middlesbrough was the first major British town and industrial target to be bombed during the Second World War. The steel making capacity and railways for carrying steel products were obvious targets.