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Information on Reading

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

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Municipality reviews4.5 / 5 for Reading by City, town and village the 27 April 2021

Reading unitary authority COUNCIL

Reading council addressReadingCivic centre Reading
Civic Centre

Reading Berkshire RG1 7AE
United Kingdom
Phone number of Reading council0118937373
Email of Reading councilNot available
Official website of Reading
Opening hours of Reading councilMonday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (phone)
Mayor of Reading

Demographics of Reading

Name of Reading inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population232 662 inhabitants48 / 35
Population density in Reading14 915,6 pop/sq mi (5 759,0 pop/km²)

Reading administrative numbers

Reading unitary authority codeGB-RDG
Reading unitary authority postcodeRG1 7AE

Information on Reading

Cities twinned with Reading
Barbados SpeightstownGermany DüsseldorfIreland Clonmel
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Namesake of Reading
  • Reading, Kansas, États-Unis
  • Reading, Massachusetts, États-Unis
  • Reading, Michigan, États-Unis
  • Reading, New York, États-Unis
  • Reading, Ohio, États-Unis
  • Reading, Pennsylvania, États-Unis
  • Reading, Vermont, États-Unis
Natural parksReading isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Reading

Blackbushe Airport 10.5 miles
Royal Air Force Benson 12.4 miles
Wycombe Air Park 13 miles

Reading territory

Reading area15,60 sq mi (40,40 km²)
Reading altitude164 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 51.4542
Longitude: -0.97306
Latitude: 51° 27' 15'' North
Longitude: 0° 58' 23'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Reading neighbouring towns and cities

Reading neighbouring municipalities
MapledurhamNeighbouring townsWoodley
Reading neighbouring municipalities
Woodley 2.3 milesSonning 2.4 milesEarley 2.6 miles
Mapledurham 3.2 milesBinfield Heath 3.3 milesShinfield 3.4 miles
Purley on Thames 3.5 milesCharvil 3.8 milesKidmore End 3.9 miles
Winnersh 4 milesShiplake 4.1 milesSonning Common 4.3 miles
Sulham 4.6 milesBurghfield 4.7 milesRotherfield Peppard 4.8 miles
Theale 4.8 milesRuscombe 5 milesWargrave 5 miles
Harpsden 5 milesTidmarsh 5.3 milesGoring Heath 5.3 miles

Distance between Reading and other main cities and towns

London : 37 miles closestBristol : 69 milesBirmingham : 81 miles
Leeds : 164 milesGlasgow : 333 milesSheffield : 135 miles
Bradford : 165 milesManchester : 149 milesEdinburgh : 324 miles
Liverpool : 159 milesCardiff : 95 milesWakefield : 156 miles
Coventry : 70 milesWigan : 160 milesDudley : 87 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Hotel offers in Reading

Leisure and activities in Reading surrounding area

No activities found in town Reading