City, town and village /Country England / Non-metropolitan county Kent / Canterbury

Information on the city of Canterbury

The city of Canterbury is located in the state of England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Canterbury City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Canterbury by City, town and village the 10 May 2021

Canterbury’s Administration

Address of Canterbury civic centreCanterburyCivic centre Canterbury
Military Road

Canterbury Kent CT1 1YW
United Kingdom

Work+44 0122786200
civic centre phone number0122786200
International: +44 0122786200
civic centre fax numberNot available
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Canterbury ENG official
Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm (office)
Canterbury mayor

Demographics of Canterbury

Name of Canterbury’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants153 200 population89 / 65
Population density in Canterbury1 284,8 pop/sq mi (496,0 pop/km²)

Canterbury's administrative numbers

Canterbury's city postcodeCT1 1YW

Information on the city of Canterbury

Cities twinned with Canterbury
France RheimsHungary EsztergomHungary Esztergom
Russia VladimirSweden MölndalUnited States Normal
United States Bloomington
Natural parksCanterbury isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Canterbury

Manston Airport 19.8 km
Lydd Airport 37.4 km
Rochester Airport 41 km

Canterbury's territory

Canterbury's area119,24 sq mi (308,84 km²)
Canterbury's altitude56 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 51.28
Longitude: 1.08
Latitude: 51° 16' 48'' North
Longitude: 1° 4' 48'' East
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Canterbury’s neighbouring towns

Canterbury neighbouring towns
ThaningtonNeighbouring townsSturry
Canterbury neighbouring towns
Thanington 2.7 kmSturry 2.9 kmFordwich 3.3 km
Blean 3.6 kmBridge 5 kmWestbere 5.1 km
Littlebourne 5.2 kmChartham 5.7 kmHersden 6.5 km
Bishopsbourne 6.7 kmWickhambreaux 7.1 kmPetham 7.2 km
Chestfield 7.3 kmHoath 7.9 kmDunkirk 8 km
Kingston 8.1 kmAdisham 8.6 kmHernhill 9.1 km
Wingham 9.1 kmChislet 9.3 kmBarham 9.4 km

Distance between Canterbury and other main cities

London : 88 km closestBirmingham : 244 kmLeeds : 332 km
Glasgow : 620 kmSheffield : 291 kmBradford : 339 km
Manchester : 332 kmEdinburgh : 590 kmLiverpool : 363 km
Bristol : 255 kmCardiff : 297 kmWakefield : 320 km
Coventry : 218 kmWigan : 355 kmDudley : 257 km

Hotel offers in Canterbury

Leisure and activities in Canterbury’s surrounding area

No activities found in town Canterbury

Other information on the city of Canterbury

Nuclear power plantDungeness Nuclear Power Station 42 km