Place:Beccles, Suffolk, England

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NameBeccles
TypeTown
Coordinates52.467°N 1.567°E
Located inSuffolk, England
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Beccles is a market town and civil parish in the Waveney District of the English county of Suffolk. The town is shown on the milestone as from London via the A145 Blythburgh and A12 road, northeast of London as the crow flies, southeast of Norwich, and north northeast of the county town of Ipswich. Nearby towns include Lowestoft to the east and Great Yarmouth to the northeast. The town lies on the River Waveney on the edge of The Broads National Park.

It had a population at the 2011 census of 10,123. Worlingham is a suburb of Beccles. The combined population of Beccles and Worlingham is 13,868. Beccles is twinned with in France.

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