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London Borough of Camden

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The London Borough of Camden (/ˈkæmdən/)[2] is a London borough in Inner London. Camden Town Hall, on Euston Road, lies 1.4 mi (2.3 km) north of Charing Cross. The borough was established on 1 April 1965 from the area of the former boroughs of Hampstead, Holborn, and St Pancras, which prior to its establishment had comprised part of the historic County of London.

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London Borough of Camden
Official logo of London Borough of Camden
Non sibi, sed toti
(Not for self, but for all)
Camden shown within Greater London
Camden shown within Greater London
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Created1 April 1965
Admin HQTown Hall, Judd Street, St Pancras, London
  TypeLondon borough council
  BodyCamden London Borough Council
  LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Labour)
  MayorCouncillor Sabrina Francis
  London AssemblyAnne Clarke (Lab) AM for Barnet and Camden
  Total8.4 sq mi (21.8 km2)
  Rank308th (of 309)
  Rank87th (of 309)
  Density24,970/sq mi (9,641/km2)
   Rank9th (of 309)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
EC, N, NW, W, WC
Area code020
GSS codeE09000007
PoliceMetropolitan Police
1 There are concerns about the accuracy of this data[1]

The cultural and commercial land uses in the south contrast with the bustling mixed-use districts such as Camden Town and Kentish Town in the centre and leafy residential areas around Hampstead Heath in the north. Well known attractions include The British Museum, The British Library, the famous views from Parliament Hill, the London Zoo, the BT Tower, The Roundhouse and Camden Market. As of 2021 it has a population of 210,136.

The local authority is Camden London Borough Council.[3]