Canterbury Overview

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The Big Picture

Canterbury is a local authority located in Kent, England. The population of the district is approximately 170,000 people. Housing in Canterbury includes a range of properties, from historic Tudor homes to modern apartments. The district has a strong sense of community and is home to a variety of events and initiatives, such as the Canterbury Festival which celebrates arts and culture, and the community-led Canterbury Food Bank which provides food parcels to those in need. Local entertainment venues include the Marlowe Theatre which hosts a variety of performances, and the Gulbenkian which offers cinema, theatre, and live music events. The economy of Canterbury is diverse, with significant contributions from education and tourism. Canterbury is home to the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University, as well as the world-famous Canterbury Cathedral which attracts millions of visitors every year. The district also has a number of local businesses and employers, such as Shepherd Neame Brewery which is Britain’s oldest brewery.

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Canterbury Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Canterbury’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Canterbury Diversity

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