Where is Kent in the United Kingdom?

Where is Kent in the United Kingdom?

Kent is in the southeastern corner of England. It borders the Thames Estuary and the North Sea to the north, and the Straits of Dover and the English Channel to the south.

What areas are Kent?

The administrative county has 12 districts: Dover, Sevenoaks, Shepway, and Thanet, the boroughs of Ashford, Dartford, Gravesham, Maidstone, Swale, Tonbridge and Malling, and Tunbridge Wells, and the city of Canterbury.

Where is Whitstable Harbour?

Canterbury City
Whitstable is a drying harbour turned over to commercial and fishing use only. It lies between the Eastern entrance to the River (Ria) Swale and Herne Bay, under the control of the Canterbury City Council with a local harbourmaster in residence.

What is the capital city of Kent?


Canterbury Location within Kent
Population 55,240 (2011)
OS grid reference TR145575
• London 54 miles (87 km)

What area covers Kent?

3,736 km²

How many areas are in Kent?

Kent is divided into 12 local authority districts and Medway Unitary Authority. The Kent County Council area excludes Medway.

Is Whitstable in Swale or Thanet?

The Swale is a tidal channel of the Thames estuary that separates the Isle of Sheppey from the rest of Kent. On its banks is a 6,509.4-hectare (16,085-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest which stretches from Sittingbourne to Whitstable in Kent….The Swale.

Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Where in England is Whitstable?

Whitstable, town, city (district) of Canterbury, administrative and historic county of Kent, southeastern England. It is situated east of the Isle of Sheppey on the River Thames estuary shore, about 4 miles (6 km) west of Herne Bay.

What’s the biggest city in Kent?

More interesting facts about Kent

  • Maidstone is the largest town in Kent, with a population of 113,137 people (2011)
  • The west Kent town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is one of only four ‘Royal’ towns in Britain.

Is Kent a state or province?

What are the name of cities of Kent?

State/Province Name Kent
Country Name United Kingdom
Country Code GB
Total States of United Kingdom 247
Total Cities of State 0

Where is Kent on the Google satellite map?

Welcome to the Kent google satellite map! This place is situated in Kent County, South East, England, United Kingdom, its geographical coordinates are 51° 15′ 0″ North, 0° 45′ 0″ East and its original name (with diacritics) is Kent. See Kent photos and images from satellite below, explore the aerial photographs of Kent in United Kingdom.

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When did Thomas Telford build the harbour in Folkestone?

In 1807 an Act of Parliament was passed to build a pier and harbour which was built by Thomas Telford in 1809. By 1820 a harbour area of 14 acres (5.7 hectares) had been enclosed. Folkestone’s trade and population grew slightly but development was still hampered by sand and silt from the Pent Stream.