Most frequent questions and answers
Manchester’s population is approximately 600,000 people (2020).
There are about 2.8 million people living across the 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester.
Manchester is commonly known as the UK’s second city. Once an industrial powerhouse with a plethora of world-first inventions, it is now a major cultural hub, steeped in arts and famous for its music and glorious sporting history. More about Manchester history here.
Levenshulme, Ancoats, Altrincham and Ramsbottom were named among the best places to live, not just in Manchester but, in the UK by The Sunday Times. The Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper so it’s safe to say they know their onions.
This all depends on one’s personal taste and preferred cuisine. Luckily enough, Manchester is catching up to London as a food metropolis, and a destination for foodies disembarking from far and wide. Further proof of this is Mana restaurant in trendy Ancoats being awarded a Michelin Star. Explore Manchester restaurants here.
That’s a tough one when you consider that Manchester is a city that thinks a table is for dancing on. The most popular cocktail bar in the city centre is probably Albert’s Schloss, due to its size, sheer amount of social check-ins, and the wide range of entertainment on offer.
“MCR” is an acronym to shorten the full word: “MANCHESTER”. Some might say “MCR” means Manchester City Region.
The I Love MCR Charity Foundation is a subsidiary supporting and raising funds for a diverse variety of Greater Manchester charities and causes. Furthermore, The Lord Mayor of Manchester’s Charity Appeal Trust was re-branded to ‘We Love MCR Charity’ because of the success and positive look and feel of the iconic I Love MCR brand. I Love MCR and We Love MCR Charity are in partnership to support communities and young people across the city.