- a city in Greater Manchester, in N England.
- a city in NW England in Salford unitary authority, Greater Manchester, on the Manchester Ship Canal: a major centre of the cotton industry in the 19th century; extensive dock area, now redeveloped, includes the Lowry arts centre; university (1967). Pop: 72 750 (2001)
- a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 216 500 (2003 est). Area: 97 sq km (37 sq miles)