Blaby


Blaby

      district, county of Leicestershire, south-central England. It covers the southern and western suburbs of the city of Leicester, in an arc around the city boundary from southeast to northwest, and extends southwest across a mostly rural area almost to the county boundary with Warwickshire on the southwest. Blaby district is administered from Narborough. Other important towns are Braunstone, Glenfield, and Blaby. Area 50 square miles (130 square km). Pop. (2001) 90,251.

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