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Encyclopedia > Dover (district)
Dover District
Dover
Shown within Kent
Geography
Status: District
Region: South East England
Admin. County: Kent
Area:
- Total
Ranked 152nd
314.84 km²
Admin. HQ: Dover
ONS code: 29UE
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
Ranked 209th
106,100
337 / km²
Ethnicity: 98.5% White
Politics
Arms of Dover District Council
Dover District Council
http://www.dover.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Conservative
MPs: Stephen Ladyman, Gwyn Prosser

Dover is a local government district in Kent, England. Dover is its administrative centre. It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the boroughs of Deal, Dover, and Sandwich along with Dover Rural District and most of Eastry Rural District. There are three towns within the district: Dover, Deal and Sandwich; and the parishes below: Image File history File links KentDover. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a list of districts of England ordered by area. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This is a list of districts of England ordered by population. ... Arms of Dover District Council. ... The United Kingdom is divided into four parts, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... Dr Stephen John Ladyman (born November 6, 1952) is a British politician, and Labour Party member of Parliament for Thanet South. ... Gwynfor Matthew Prosser (born 27 April 1943, Swansea) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Non-metropolitan districts (usually just called Districts) are local government sub-divisions of English Counties. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi   - Water (%) Population... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Deal is a town in Kent, England. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Location within the British Isles Arms of Sandwich Town Council Sandwich is an historic town in Kent, south-east England. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Deal is a town in Kent, England. ... Location within the British Isles Arms of Sandwich Town Council Sandwich is an historic town in Kent, south-east England. ...

The northern boundary of the district is the River Stour; on its eastern side is the district of Canterbury; to the south the parish of Capel-le-Ferne; and to the east the Straits of Dover. The southern part of the latter is the point where the North Downs meets the sea, at the so-called ‘White cliffs of Dover’. Further north along the coast, from Deal onwards, the land is at sea level, where the River Stour enters the sea by a circuitous route. It is here, on the sand-dunes, that the Royal St George’s Golf Club, founded in 1887, and of international repute, is situated. Alkham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent, England. ... Aylesham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent in England. ... Capel-le-Ferne[1], situated on the B2011, between Folkestone and Dover on the South East Coast of England ... Eastry is a remote, yet historically significant village four kilometres SW of Sandwich, in Kent. ... Eythorne is a very small, beautiful village of about 600 homes, located 6. ... There are two villages in Kent called Goodnestone. ... Lydden is a race circuit in the south of the UK ... Nonington is a small village in the south east corner of Kent, situated halfway between the historic city of Canterbury and the channel port town of Dover. ... Preston is a small village in the east of the English county of Kent. ... Kingsdown is a village immediately to the south of Walmer, itself south of Deal, on the English Channel coast of Kent. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... River is a village in Kent, England, United Kingdom. ... Sholden is a village near Deal towards Sandwich in Kent, South East England. ... St Margaret-at-Cliffe is a three part village situated just off the coast road between Deal and Dover in Kent, England. ... Temple Ewell is an historic village and civil parish in the county of Kent, England. ... Location within the British Isles Walmer is in Dover District, Kent in England: located on the coast, the parish of Walmer is 6 miles (10 km) north-east of Dover. ... Whitfield is situated in Kent approximately 13 miles south of Canterbury and slightly north of Dover. ... Wingham is a picturesque English Kent village situated along the ancient coastal road, now the A257, from Richborough to London and close to Canterbury. ... Worth is a small village situated near Sandwich, Kent, England. ... The River Stour is a river in Kent, England. ... Capel-le-Ferne[1], situated on the B2011, between Folkestone and Dover on the South East Coast of England ... The Strait of Dover (Fr. ... The North Downs in England are a ridge of chalk hills that stretch about 100 mi (160 km) from Hampshire through Surrey and Kent. ... The white cliffs of Dover The white cliffs of Dover, immortalized in popular song and verse (by Vera Lynn, Kate Smith, Matthew Arnold, Eric Johnson and others), are cliffs facing the Strait of Dover near the major English port town of Dover, in the county of Kent, and form part... Deal can refer to: an agreement reached after negotiation, for example a contract to sell as a dealer or dealership a bargain a situation, as in whats the deal with the Johnson account ?. a problem, as in whats your deal ?. Deal$, a U.S. dollar store a Deal... The River Stour is a river in Kent, England. ... The Royal St Georges Golf Club is one the premier golf clubs in the United Kingdom, and one of the courses on The Open Championship rotation. ...


In district are industrial remains of the erstwhile Kent coalfield, situated around Tilmanstone and Betteshanger. Wyoming coal mine Coal mining is the extraction of coal from the Earth for use as fuel. ...


Communications

Crossing Dover district are the Roman roads of Watling Street and that leading from Richborough. Today the main road, the A2, closely follows Watling Street to Dover. A Roman road in Pompeii The Roman roads were essential for the growth of their empire, by enabling them to move armies. ... The modern Watling Street crossing the Medway at Rochester near the Roman and Celt crossings Watling Street is the name given to a British ancient trackway which was first used by the Celts mainly between the modern cities of Canterbury and St Albans. ... Richborough is a settlement just north of Sandwich on the east coast of the English county of Kent. ...


External links

  • Parish listing
  • Kent coalfield history
  • Dover District Community Website
  • Dover Soul - Local Website for Dover & White Cliffs Country: history, geography, Kent's radio history, pictures and community information

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The town of Dover in Kent, South East England
with the surrounding suburbs, villages, towns and parishes:

AlkhamAshAyleshamBarfrestoneCapel-le-Ferne • Coldred • CoombeDeal • Denton • DrellingoreEast LangdonEastryElvingtonEythorne • Finglesham • Goodnestone • Great Mongeham • Guston • Ham • Hougham without • KearsneyKingsdown • Langdon • LyddenMarleyMartinMartin MillMaxtonNonington • Northbourne • PrestonRichborough • Ringwould • RippleRiverSandwichShepherdswellSholden • Snowdown • St Margaret-at-Cliffe • Staple • Stourmouth • Sutton by Dover • Temple Ewell • Tilmanstone • WalmerWest LangdonWhitfieldWingham • Woodnesborough • Wootton • Worth Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... Alkham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent, England. ... Ash is a village in East Kent lying about three miles west of Sandwich. ... Aylesham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent in England. ... Barfrestone is a small hamlet in East Kent, UK between Shepherdswell, Eythorne and Nonington and close to the pit villages of Elvington and Snowdown. ... Capel-le-Ferne[1], situated on the B2011, between Folkestone and Dover on the South East Coast of England ... Coombe is a settlement in the English county of Kent. ... Deal is a town in Kent, England. ... Drellingore is a village in South East Kent, England. ... East Langdon is a village in the Dover district of Kent, England; and five miles NE of Dover town. ... Eastry is a remote, yet historically significant village four kilometres SW of Sandwich, in Kent. ... Elvington is a small pit village in between Canterbury and Dover located near to the nearby settlement of Eythorne. ... Eythorne is a very small, beautiful village of about 600 homes, located 6. ... There are two villages in Kent called Goodnestone. ... Kearsney is a village in Kent, although at one time it would have been called hamlet due to there being no church in the village. ... Kingsdown is a village immediately to the south of Walmer, itself south of Deal, on the English Channel coast of Kent. ... Lydden is a race circuit in the south of the UK ... Marley is a hamlet near the town of Deal in the English county of Kent. ... Martin is a village north-east of Dover. ... Martin Mill, which takes its name from the adjacent village of Martin has a railway station on the Dover to Deal railway line. ... Template:Merging target=Dover Maxton, Kent was once a rural parish to the west of Dover, and the terminus of the tramway system serving the town until its closure in 1938. ... Nonington is a small village in the south east corner of Kent, situated halfway between the historic city of Canterbury and the channel port town of Dover. ... Preston is a small village in the east of the English county of Kent. ... Richborough is a settlement just north of Sandwich on the east coast of the English county of Kent. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... River is a village in Kent, England, United Kingdom. ... Location within the British Isles Arms of Sandwich Town Council Sandwich is an historic town in Kent, south-east England. ... Shepherdswell (also Sibertswold) is a village in Kent, England, UK. Categories: | | ... Sholden is a village near Deal towards Sandwich in Kent, South East England. ... St Margaret-at-Cliffe is a three part village situated just off the coast road between Deal and Dover in Kent, England. ... Temple Ewell is an historic village and civil parish in the county of Kent, England. ... Location within the British Isles Walmer is in Dover District, Kent in England: located on the coast, the parish of Walmer is 6 miles (10 km) north-east of Dover. ... West Langdon is a village in the Dover district of Kent, England; and five miles north of Dover town. ... Whitfield is situated in Kent approximately 13 miles south of Canterbury and slightly north of Dover. ... Wingham is a picturesque English Kent village situated along the ancient coastal road, now the A257, from Richborough to London and close to Canterbury. ... Worth is a small village situated near Sandwich, Kent, England. ...

The district of Dover
List of places in Kent


Local government areas called districts are used, or have been used, in several countries. ... This is a list of cities, towns and villages in the ceremonial county of Kent, England. ...

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Adur | Arun | Ashford | Aylesbury Vale | Basingstoke and Deane | Bracknell Forest | Brighton & Hove | Canterbury | Cherwell | Chichester | Chiltern | Crawley | Dartford | Dover | Eastbourne | East Hampshire | Eastleigh | Elmbridge | Epsom and Ewell | Fareham | Gosport | Gravesham | Guildford | Hart | Hastings | Havant | Horsham | Isle of Wight | Lewes | Maidstone | Medway | Mid Sussex | Milton Keynes | Mole Valley | New Forest | Oxford | Portsmouth | Reading | Reigate and Banstead | Rother | Runnymede | Rushmoor | Sevenoaks | Shepway | Slough | Southampton | South Bucks | South Oxfordshire | Spelthorne | Surrey Heath | Swale | Tandridge | Test Valley | Thanet | Tonbridge and Malling | Tunbridge Wells | Vale of White Horse | Waverley | Wealden | West Berkshire | West Oxfordshire | Winchester | Windsor and Maidenhead | Woking | Wokingham | Worthing | Wycombe The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Adur is a local government district of West Sussex in England. ... Arun is a local government district in West Sussex, England. ... Ashford Borough Councils Coat of Arms Ashford is a local government district and borough in Kent, England. ... The Aylesbury Vale (or Vale of Aylesbury) is a large area of flat land largely to be found in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Basingstoke and Deane is a local government district and borough in Hampshire, England. ... Bracknell Forest is a Unitary authority and borough in Berkshire in southern England. ... Brighton & Hove is a unitary authority and city in East Sussex on the south coast of England. ... The City of Canterbury is a local government district with city status in Kent, England. ... Cherwell is a local government district in northern Oxfordshire, England. ... Chichester is a local government district in West Sussex, England. ... The Chiltern District is one of four local government district of Buckinghamshire in south central England. ... Crawley is a town and local government district in West Sussex, England. ... Dartford is a local government district and borough in Kent, England. ... // Eastbourne is a medium-sized town in East Sussex, on the south coast of England, with a population, according to the 2001 Census, of around 90,000. ... East Hampshire is a local government district in Hampshire, England. ... Eastleigh is a local government district and borough in Hampshire, England, bordering Southampton. ... Elmbridge is a borough in Surrey, England. ... Epsom and Ewell is a local government district with borough status in Surrey, England, covering Epsom and Ewell. ... Fareham is a local government district and borough in Hampshire, England. ... Gosport is a town and district in Hampshire with around 77,000 inhabitants (including Lee-on-the-Solent), situated on the south coast of England. ... Gravesham is a local government district and borough in Kent, England. ... Guildford is a local government district with borough status in Surrey, England. ... Hart is a local government district in Hampshire, England, named after the River Hart. ... For other uses, see Hastings (disambiguation). ... Havant is a town and district in Hampshire on the South coast of England, between Portsmouth and Chichester. ... Horsham is a local government district in West Sussex, England. ... The Isle of Wight is an English island and county, off the southern English coast, to the south of the county of Hampshire. ... Lewes is a local government district in East Sussex in southern England. ... Maidstone is a local government district and borough in Kent, England. ... The Medway Towns is the name given to a conurbation located to the north of Kent in England: until 1998 it was part of that county (see below). ... Mid Sussex is a local government district in South East England - part of the county of West Sussex. ... The Borough of Milton Keynes is a borough in England. ... Mole Valley is a local government district in Surrey, England. ... New Forest is a local government district in Hampshire, England. ... Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census). ... Portsmouth is a city of about 189,000 people located in the county of Hampshire on the southern coast of Great Britain. ... Reading is a town and unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) in the English county of Berkshire. ... Reigate and Banstead is a local government district with borough status in east Surrey. ... Rother is a local government district in East Sussex, England. ... Runnymede is a local government district with borough status in the English county of Surrey. ... Rushmoor is a local government district and borough in Hampshire, England. ... Sevenoaks is a local government district in Kent, England. ... Shepway is a local government district in Kent, England. ... Slough (pronounced ) is a town and unitary authority (Borough of Slough) in the county of Berkshire in the south of England. ... Southampton is a city and major port situated on the south coast of England. ... South Bucks is one of four local government districts in Buckinghamshire, in south central England. ... South Oxfordshire is a local government district in Oxfordshire, England. ... Spelthorne is a local government district and borough in Surrey, England. ... Surrey Heath is a local government district with borough status in Surrey, England. ... For other meanings of swale see Swale (disambiguation). ... Tandridge is a local government district in Surrey, England. ... Test Valley is a local government district and borough in Hampshire, England. ... Thanet is a local government district of Kent, England which was formed under the Local Government Act 1972, and came into being on 1 April of 1974. ... Tonbridge and Malling is a local government district and borough in the English county of Kent. ... Tunbridge Wells is a local government district and borough in Kent, England. ... The Vale of White Horse is a local government district of Oxfordshire in England. ... Waverley is a local government district with borough status in Surrey, England. ... Wealden is a local government district in East Sussex, England. ... West Berkshire is a local government district in Berkshire, South East England, governed by a unitary authority (West Berkshire Council). ... West Oxfordshire is a local government district in north west Oxfordshire, England including towns such as Woodstock, Chipping Norton, Charlbury, and Witney (where the council is based). ... The City of Winchester is a local government district in Hampshire with city status. ... The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is a unitary authority in Berkshire, South East England. ... Woking is a large town and local government district with borough status in the west of Surrey in South East England. ... Wokingham is a local government district in Berkshire, England. ... -1... Wycombe is an local government district in Buckinghamshire in south central England. ...

Counties with multiple districts: Berkshire - Buckinghamshire - East Sussex - Hampshire - Kent - Oxfordshire - Surrey - West Sussex Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Berkshire (IPA: or  ; sometimes abbreviated to Berks) is a county in England and forms part of the South East England region. ... Map of Bucks (1904) This article is about the English county. ... East Sussex is a county in South East England. ... Hampshire (abbr. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from the Latinised form Oxonia) is a county in south-east England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire. ... Surrey is a county in southern England, part of the South East England region and one of the Home Counties. ... West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. ...


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Dover (1355 words)
Dover is a major channel port in the English county of Kent.
At the 2001 census, the town of Dover proper had a population of 28,156 inhabitants, while the population of the whole urban area of Dover, as calculated by the Office for National Statistics, was 39,078 inhabitants.
Dover is represented in Parliament by the Labour MP Gwyn Prosser.
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