Place:Thanet (district), Kent, England

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NameThanet (district)
TypeDistrict municipality
Coordinates51.37°N 1.38°E
Located inKent, England     (1974 - )
See alsoMargate, Kent, Englandmunicipal borough which was transferred into the district 1974
Ramsgate, Kent, Englandmunicipal borough which was transferred into the district 1974
Broadstairs and St. Peter's, Kent, Englandmunicipal borough which was transferred into the district 1974
Eastry Rural, Kent, Englandrural district which was part transferred into the district 1974

Type of Government: non-metropolitan district
Population in 2011 (rounded): 134,400

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Thanet is a local government district of Kent, England which was formed under the Local Government Act 1972, and came into being on 1 April 1974. The Isle of Thanet makes up the major part of the District.

The district, which is governed by Thanet District Council, is located on the north eastern tip of Kent, and is predominantly coastal, with north, east and southeast facing coastlines. It is bordered by the City of Canterbury district to the west, and the Dover district to the south. The main towns in the district are Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs.

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