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A Quick Overview of Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes locally abbreviated to MK, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England. It is the administrative centre of the Borough of Milton Keynes and was formally designated as a new town on 23 January 1967, with the design brief to become a "city" in scale.
- It is located about 45 miles (72 km) north-west of London.
- At designation, its 89 km2 (34 sq mi) area incorporated the existing towns of Bletchley, Wolverton, and Stony Stratford, along with another fifteen villages and farmland in between.
- It took its name from the existing village of Milton Keynes, a few miles east of the planned centre.