Blackburn with Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen is a unitary authority area in Lancashire, North West England. It consists of the town of Blackburn and the market town of Darwen including other villages around the two towns.[4]

Borough of Blackburn with Darwen
Typical terraced housing in Darwen
Shown within ceremonial Lancashire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
RegionNorth West England
Ceremonial county Lancashire
Admin. HQBlackburn
Government
  TypeUnitary authority
  BodyBlackburn with Darwen Borough Council
  Council LeaderCllr Mohammed Khan[1]
  MayorCllr Derek Hardman (interim)[2]
  MP for BlackburnKate Hollern
  MP for Rossendale and DarwenJake Berry
Area
  Total137.0 km2 (52.9 sq mi)
Area rank191st
Population
mid-2019 est.[3]
  Total149,696 Ranked 139th
  Density1,087/km2 (2,820/sq mi)
  Ethnicity
69.1% White
28.1% S.Asian
0.6% Black
0.8% Other
1.2% Mixed
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
ONS code00EX (ONS)
E06000008 (GSS)
Websiteblackburn.gov.uk