Bournemouth

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Bournemouth
Unitary, Borough
Aerial view of Bournemouth town centre
Aerial view of Bournemouth town centre
Bournemouth UK locator map.svg
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionSouth West England
Ceremonial countyDorset
Founded1810
Admin. HQBournemouth
Government
 • TypeBournemouth Borough Council
 • Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive: 
 • MPs:Conor Burns,
Tobias Ellwood
 • MayorPhilip Stanley-Watts
Area
 • Total17.83 sq mi (46.18 km2)
Area rank276th
Population (2005 est.)
 • Total197,700
 • RankRanked 89th
 • Density11,000/sq mi (4,300/km2)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
ONS code00HN (ONS)
E06000028 (GSS)
Ethnicity96.7% White
Websitewww.bournemouth.gov.uk

Bournemouth is a town in Dorset, in the country of England. It is the biggest town in Dorset. It is next to Poole and Christchurch.