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Canterbury (England)

LC control no.n 79145881
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingCanterbury (England)
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Geographic subdivision usageEngland--Canterbury
Variant(s)Canterbury, Eng.
Canterbury (Kent)
City & County of Canterbury (England)
City and County of Canterbury (England)
City and County Borough of Canterbury (England)
Durouernon (England)
Durovernum Cantiacorum (England)
Cantwaraburh (England)
Cantwareburh (England)
Associated countryEngland Great Britain
Associated placeKent (England)
Canterbury (England : District)
Found inTownsend, W. Canterbury, 1950.
BL hdg (Canterbury (England))
Annual report of the medical officer of health and the sanitary inspector ...1923: t.p. (City & county of Canterbury); 1924: t.p. (City and county of Canterbury); 1930: t.p. (City and county borough of Canterbury)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 51°16ʹ00ʺN 001°05ʹ00ʺE)
GeoNames, 29 May 2014 (Canterbury; country: United Kingdom; ADM1: Kent; 51° 16ʹ 00ʺ N, 001° 05ʹ 00ʺ E; 51.266667 [N], 1.083333 [E]; populated place)
Wikipedia, 29 May 2014: Canterbury (Canterbury; historic English cathedral city; lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent in South East England; Canterbury, along with Whitstable and Herne Bay (coastal towns 6 miles (10 km) north of Canterbury), is in the City of Canterbury local government district; located at 51°16ʹ30ʺN 1°05ʹ13ʺE (51.275, 1.087) in east Kent; it lies on the River Stour; originally a Brythonic settlement called Durouernon, it was renamed Durovernum Cantiacorum by the Roman conquerors in the 1st century AD; the Jutes named the city Cantwaraburh; Old English Cantwareburh; the city became a county corporate in 1461, and later a county borough under the Local Government Act 1888; in 1974 it lost its status as the smallest county borough in England, after the Local Government Act 1972, and came under the control of Kent County Council)
Canterbury City Council Web site, 2 June 2014: Parishes (26 parishes within the Canterbury District) Committee structure (5 area member panels for the Canterbury district: Canterbury Area Member Panel, Herne Bay Area Member Panel, Rural Area (North) Member Panel, Rural Area (South) Member Panel, and Whitstable Area Member Panel)
Geographic area codee-uk-en