Kent Quick Facts & Figures

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Kent is located in South East England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Canterbury, Dover and Tunbridge Wells. Kent’s location in southern England means the county enjoys a milder climate than most of the UK due to its location.

Kent is one of the home counties with good access to London and the south coast, the county is known as the garden of England and includes scenic coastline and beaches, charming small towns and villages full of character and plenty of open spaces and gardens showcasing the best in the English countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dover Castle, The White Cliffs of Dover and Chartwell House. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Kent Quick Facts

Population: 1,684,200

Region: South East England

Area total: 3,736 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01227 (Canterbury), 01304 (Dover), 01892 (Tunbridge Wells).

Postcode Area CT (Canterbury), CT16-17 (Dover), TN1-4 (Tunbridge Wells).

Closest Airports: Kent Airport, London City Airport.

Local Food: Locally grown apples, Kentish Huffkins, Kent Lent Tart, Artisan Cheeses, Local beers and wines,

Nearest Towns & Cities: Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone, Tunbridge Wells, Rochester and Maidstone.

Famous Attractions: Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine's Abbey in Canterbury part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dover Castle, The White Cliffs of Dover and Chartwell House.
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