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Information on Canterbury

The City, borough and non-metropolitan district of Canterbury is located in England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the City, borough and non-metropolitan district hall of Canterbury at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City, borough and non-metropolitan district hall office by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Canterbury City, borough and non-metropolitan district COUNCIL

Canterbury council addressCanterburyCivic centre Canterbury
Military Road

Canterbury Kent CT1 1YW
United Kingdom

Work+44 0122786200
Phone number of Canterbury council0122786200
International: +44 0122786200
Email of Canterbury councilLoading...
Official website of Canterbury
Opening hours of Canterbury councilMonday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm (office)
Mayor of Canterbury

Demographics of Canterbury

Name of Canterbury inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population153 200 inhabitants89 / 65
Population density in Canterbury1 284,8 pop/sq mi (496,0 pop/km²)

Canterbury administrative data

CountryUnited Kingdom
Non-metropolitan countyKent

Information on Canterbury

Cities twinned with Canterbury
France RheimsHungary EsztergomHungary Esztergom
Russia VladimirSweden MölndalUnited States Bloomington
United States Normal
Namesake of Canterbury
  • Canterbury, Connecticut, États-Unis
  • Canterbury, New Hampshire, États-Unis
  • Canterbury, New Brunswick, Canada
Natural parksCanterbury isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Canterbury

Manston Airport 12.3 miles
Lydd Airport 23.2 miles
Rochester Airport 25.5 miles

Canterbury territory

Canterbury area119,24 sq mi (308,84 km²)
Canterbury 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 neighbouring towns and cities

Canterbury neighbouring municipalities
ThaningtonNeighbouring townsSturry
Canterbury neighbouring municipalities
Thanington 1.7 milesSturry 1.8 milesFordwich 2 miles
Blean 2.2 milesBridge 3.1 milesWestbere 3.2 miles
Littlebourne 3.2 milesChartham 3.5 milesHersden 4.1 miles
Bishopsbourne 4.2 milesWickhambreaux 4.4 milesPetham 4.5 miles
Chestfield 4.6 milesHoath 4.9 milesDunkirk 4.9 miles
Kingston 5 milesAdisham 5.4 milesHernhill 5.7 miles
Wingham 5.7 milesChislet 5.8 milesBarham 5.9 miles

Distance between Canterbury and other main cities and towns

London : 54 miles closestBirmingham : 152 milesLeeds : 206 miles
Glasgow : 385 milesSheffield : 181 milesBradford : 211 miles
Manchester : 206 milesEdinburgh : 367 milesBristol : 159 miles
Liverpool : 226 milesCardiff : 185 milesWakefield : 199 miles
Coventry : 135 milesWigan : 221 milesDudley : 160 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Leisure and activities in Canterbury surrounding area

No activities found in town Canterbury

Other information on the City, borough and non-metropolitan district of Canterbury

Nuclear power plantDungeness Nuclear Power Station 42 mile