Christchurch

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Christchurch
Borough
Looking across river with boats on we can see the priory against a bright blue sky
Christchurch Priory viewed from Wick
Christchurch is located in Dorset
Christchurch
Christchurch shown within Dorset
Coordinates: 50°44′N 1°47′W / 50.73°N 1.78°W / 50.73; -1.78Coordinates: 50°44′N 1°47′W / 50.73°N 1.78°W / 50.73; -1.78
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South West England
Ceremonial county Dorset
Admin HQ Christchurch
Borough status 1974
Government
 • Type Borough
 • Governing body Christchurch Borough Council
 • MP: Christopher Chope (C)
Area[1]
 • Total 19.5 sq mi (50.4 km2)
Population (2005 est.)
 • Total (Ranked )
 • Density 2,350/sq mi (909/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
Postcode BH23
Area code(s) 01202
01425
ISO 3166-2 GB-DOR (Dorset)
ONS code 19UC (ONS)
E07000048 (GSS)
OS grid reference SZ156923
NUTS 3 UKK22

Christchurch is a town in Dorset, England. It is next to Bournemouth.

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