Kent

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.wikipedia
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South East England

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
It consists of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex.

Surrey

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It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south-west.
Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast.

Essex

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The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames (connected by land via High Speed 1 and the Dartford Crossing), and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel.
One of the home counties, it borders Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames to the south, and London to the south-west.

East Sussex

EastSussexCounty of East Sussex
It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south-west.
It is bordered by the counties of Kent to the north and east, West Sussex to the west, and Surrey to the north-west, as well as the English Channel to the south.

Maidstone

Maidstone, KentMaidstone, EnglandBorough of Maidstone
The county town is Maidstone.
Maidstone is a town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town.

Channel Tunnel

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The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames (connected by land via High Speed 1 and the Dartford Crossing), and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel.
The Channel Tunnel (Le tunnel sous la Manche; also nicknamed the Chunnel) is a 50.45 km railway tunnel that connects Folkestone, Kent, in England, with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, near Calais in northern France, beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover.

High Speed 1

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The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames (connected by land via High Speed 1 and the Dartford Crossing), and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel.
The line carries international passenger traffic between the United Kingdom and Continental Europe; it also carries domestic passenger traffic to and from stations in Kent and east London, and Berne gauge freight traffic.

Dartford Crossing

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The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames (connected by land via High Speed 1 and the Dartford Crossing), and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel.
The Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing, commonly known as the Dartford Crossing and until 1991 the Dartford Tunnel, is a major road crossing of the River Thames in England, carrying the A282 road between Dartford in Kent in the south and Thurrock in Essex in the north.

Cinque Ports

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England relied on the county's ports to provide warships through much of its history; the Cinque Ports in the 12th–14th centuries and Chatham Dockyard in the 16th–20th centuries were of particular importance.

Folkestone

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France can be seen clearly in fine weather from Folkestone and the White Cliffs of Dover.
Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England.

Chatham Dockyard

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England relied on the county's ports to provide warships through much of its history; the Cinque Ports in the 12th–14th centuries and Chatham Dockyard in the 16th–20th centuries were of particular importance.
Chatham Dockyard was a Royal Navy Dockyard located on the River Medway in Kent.

Leeds Castle

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Between London and the Strait of Dover, which separates it from mainland Europe, Kent has seen both diplomacy and conflict, ranging from the Leeds Castle peace talks of 1978 and 2004 to the Battle of Britain in World War II.
Leeds Castle is a castle in Kent, England, 5 mi southeast of Maidstone.

Home counties

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
The counties generally included are Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey, and Sussex.

North Downs

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Hills in the form of the North Downs and the Greensand Ridge span the length of the county and in the series of valleys in between and to the south are most of the county's. Twenty-eight per cent of the county forms part of two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty: the North Downs and The High Weald.
The North Downs are a ridge of chalk hills in south east England that stretch from Farnham in Surrey to the White Cliffs of Dover in Kent.

White Cliffs of Dover

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France can be seen clearly in fine weather from Folkestone and the White Cliffs of Dover.
The cliffs, on both sides of the town of Dover in Kent, stretch for eight miles (13 km).

County town

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The county town is Maidstone.

Swanscombe

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The area has been occupied since the Palaeolithic era, as attested by finds from the quarries at Swanscombe.
Swanscombe is a small town in the Borough of Dartford in Kent, England.

Vale of Holmesdale

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Hills in the form of the North Downs and the Greensand Ridge span the length of the county and in the series of valleys in between and to the south are most of the county's.
The Vale of Holmesdale is a comparatively narrow valley lying at the foot of the North Downs in Surrey and Kent, England.

London metropolitan area

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Large parts of Kent are within the London commuter belt and its strong transport connections to the capital and the nearby continent make Kent a high-income county.
The belt currently covers much of the South East region and part of the East of England region, including the home counties of Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Kent and Essex, and, by several definitions, Hampshire, West Sussex, East Sussex and Bedfordshire.

Medway Megaliths

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The Medway megaliths were built during the Neolithic era.
The Medway Megaliths, sometimes termed the Kentish Megaliths, are a group of Early Neolithic chambered long barrows and other megalithic monuments located in the lower valley of the River Medway in Kent, South-East England.

Cantabria

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If so, the name could be etymologically related to the placename Cantabria, historically a Celtic-speaking coastal region in pre-Roman Iberia, today an autonomous community of Spain.
The name Cantabria could also be related to the Celtic root "kant" or "cant" meaning edge or rim thus "coastal district," or "corner-land", "land on the edge" thus having the same probable derivation as the name of the English county of Kent and Canterbury a city in said English county.

High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Twenty-eight per cent of the county forms part of two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty: the North Downs and The High Weald.
Covering an area of 1450 km2, it takes up part of the counties of East Sussex, Kent, West Sussex and Surrey in order of respective contribution.

Greater London

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It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south-west.
Greater London was formally created by the London Government Act 1963, which came into force on 1 April 1965, replacing the administrative counties of Middlesex and London, including the City of London, where the London County Council had limited powers, and absorbing parts of Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent and Surrey.

Counties of England

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Devon, East Sussex, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset and Staffordshire are non-metropolitan counties with multiple districts and a county council, where one or more districts have been split off to form unitary authorities.

Odo of Bayeux

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Under the nominal rule of William's half-brother Odo of Bayeux, the county was granted similar powers to those granted in the areas bordering Wales and Scotland.
Odo of Bayeux (died 1097), Earl of Kent and Bishop of Bayeux, was the half-brother of William the Conqueror, and was, for a time, second in power after the King of England.