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Information on Portsmouth

The City and unitary authority of Portsmouth is located in England. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
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Portsmouth City and unitary authority COUNCIL

Portsmouth council addressPortsmouthCivic centre Portsmouth
Civic Offices Guildhall Square

Portsmouth Hampshire PO1 2BG
United Kingdom

Work+44 0239282225
Phone number of Portsmouth council0239282225
International: +44 0239282225
Email of Portsmouth councilLoading...
Official website of Portsmouth
Opening hours of Portsmouth councilPhone: Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
Mayor of Portsmouth

Demographics of Portsmouth

Name of Portsmouth inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population207 100 inhabitants60 / 42
Population density in Portsmouth13 326,4 pop/sq mi (5 145,3 pop/km²)

Portsmouth administrative numbers

Portsmouth City and unitary authority codeGB-POR
Portsmouth City and unitary authority postcodePO1 2BG

Information on Portsmouth

Cities twinned with Portsmouth
Australia SydneyFrance CaenFrance Toulon
Germany DuisburgIsrael HaifaJapan Maizuru
United States LakewoodUnited States Portsmouth
Namesake of Portsmouth
  • Portsmouth, Dominique
  • Portsmouth, Iowa, États-Unis
  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire, États-Unis
  • Portsmouth, Ohio, États-Unis
  • Portsmouth, Rhode Island, États-Unis
  • Portsmouth, Virginia, États-Unis
Natural parksPortsmouth isn't part of a natural park

Toponymy and translation of Portsmouth

Arabic: بورتسموثAzerbaijani: PortsmutBelarusian: Горад Портсмут
Bulgarian: ПортсмътBengali: পোর্টস্‌মাথWelsh: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Greek: ΠόρτσμουθPersian: پورتسموثHebrew: פורטסמות'
Hindi: पोर्ट्समाउथArmenian: ՊորտսմութJapanese: ポーツマス
Korean: 포츠머스Latin: Portus OstiumLithuanian: Portsmutas
Marathi: पोर्टस्मथRussian: ПортсмутSwahili: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Thai: พอร์ตสมัทUkrainian: ПортсмутChinese: 朴次茅斯

Transportation modes in Portsmouth

Bembridge Airport 9.7 miles
Southampton Airport 15.1 miles
Royal Air Force Odiham 29.5 miles

Portsmouth territory

Portsmouth area15,54 sq mi (40,25 km²)
Portsmouth altitude43 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 50.817
Longitude: -1.083
Latitude: 50° 49' 1'' North
Longitude: 1° 4' 59'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Portsmouth neighbouring towns and cities

Portsmouth neighbouring municipalities
GosportNeighbouring townsWaterlooville
GosportGosportWest Thorney
Portsmouth neighbouring municipalities
Gosport 2.4 milesBoarhunt 4.6 milesFareham 4.8 miles
Waterlooville 4.9 milesHavant 5 milesDenmead 5.4 miles
West Thorney 7 milesWestbourne 7 milesWickham 7.2 miles
Southbourne 7.2 milesHambledon 7.3 milesRyde 7.3 miles
Horndean 7.4 milesWest Wittering 8.1 milesShedfield 8.6 miles
Soberton 8.8 milesFishbourne 8.8 milesWest Itchenor 8.9 miles
Clanfield 9.1 milesBosham 9.6 milesBembridge 9.6 miles

Distance between Portsmouth and other main cities and towns

London : 63 miles closestBirmingham : 120 milesLeeds : 207 miles
Glasgow : 373 milesSheffield : 178 milesBradford : 208 miles
Manchester : 190 milesEdinburgh : 365 milesBristol : 78 miles
Liverpool : 196 milesCardiff : 102 milesWakefield : 199 miles
Coventry : 112 milesWigan : 199 milesDudley : 125 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Leisure and activities in Portsmouth surrounding area

No activities found in town Portsmouth