Christchurch, Dorset

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Christchurch
Looking across river with boats on we can see the priory against a bright blue sky
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionSouth West England
Ceremonial countyDorset
Admin HQChristchurch
Borough status1974
Government
 • TypeBorough
 • Governing bodyChristchurch Borough Council
 • MP:Christopher Chope (C)
Area
 • Total19.5 sq mi (50.4 km2)
Population
(2005 est.)
 • Total49,500 (Ranked 321st)
 • Density2,350/sq mi (909/km2)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Postcode
BH23
Area code(s)01202
01425
ISO 3166-2GB-DOR (Dorset)
ONS code19UC (ONS)
E07000048 (GSS)
OS grid referenceSZ156923
NUTS 3UKK22
Websitedorsetforyou.com

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

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Christchurch is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Census 2001". Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 6 September 2010.