Kent

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

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Other rivers of Kent include the River Stour in the east.
Four major rivers drain the county of Kent, England.

2007 Kent earthquake

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The 2007 earthquake caused physical damage in Folkestone.
The 2007 Kent earthquake registered 4.3 on the Richter scale and struck south east Kent, South East England on 28 April 2007 at 07:18:12 UTC (08:18:12 local time), at a shallow depth of 5.3 km.

Gault

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This dome consists of an upper layer of chalk above successive layers of Upper Greensand, Gault Clay, Lower Greensand, Weald Clay, and Wealden sandstone.
It is well exposed in the coastal cliffs at Copt Point in Folkestone, Kent, England, where it overlays the Lower Greensand formation, and underlies the Upper Greensand Formation.

Jutes

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Kent became a kingdom of the Jutes during the 5th century and was known as Cantia from about 730 and recorded as Cent in 835.
This identification would agree well with the later location of the Jutes in Kent, since the area just opposite to Kent on the European mainland (present-day Flanders) was part of Francia.

East Grinstead

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Kent's principal river, the River Medway, rises near East Grinstead in Sussex and flows eastwards to Maidstone.
East Grinstead is a town and civil parish in the northeastern corner of Mid Sussex district of West Sussex in England near the East Sussex, Surrey, and Kent borders.

Folkestone & Hythe District

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Folkestone & Hythe is a local government district in Kent, England, in the south-east of the county.

Lower Greensand Group

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This dome consists of an upper layer of chalk above successive layers of Upper Greensand, Gault Clay, Lower Greensand, Weald Clay, and Wealden sandstone.
South of London in the counties of West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey and Kent, which together form the wider Weald, the Lower Greensand can usually be subdivided to formational levels with varying properties into the Atherfield Clay Formation, the Hythe Formation, the Sandgate Formation, and the Folkestone Formation.

Kent Downs

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Spanning Dover and Westerham is the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Kent Downs is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Kent, England.

Thanet District

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All but one of Kent's district councils are controlled by the Conservatives: a minority Labour administration took control of Thanet District in December 2011 after a Conservative councillor defected to the Independent group.
Thanet is a local government district in Kent, England.

Tonbridge and Malling

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Tonbridge and Malling is a local government district with borough status in Kent, England.

Sevenoaks District

SevenoaksDistrict of Sevenoaksdistrict of the same name
Sevenoaks is a local government district in west Kent, England.

Wantsum Channel

The Wantsum ChannelWantsum Walk
Until about 960, the Isle of Thanet was an island, separated by the Wantsum channel, formed around a deposit of chalk; over time, the channels silted up with alluvium.
The Wantsum Channel was a strait separating the Isle of Thanet from the north-eastern extremity of the English county of Kent and connecting the English Channel and the Thames Estuary.

Borough of Swale

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Swale is a local government district with borough status in Kent, England and is bounded by Medway to the west, Canterbury to the east, Ashford to the south and Maidstone to the south west.

Kent County Council

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Kent County Council (KCC) and its 12 district councils administer most of the county (3352 km²), while the Medway Towns Council, a unitary authority and commonly called Medway Council, administers the more densely populated remainder (192 km²).
Kent County Council is a county council that governs most of the county of Kent in England.

Canterbury (UK Parliament constituency)

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At that election Canterbury elected Rosie Duffield, the first ever Labour MP to hold the seat since the constituency was formed in 1918.
Canterbury is a constituency in Kent, represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2017 by Rosie Duffield of the Labour Party.

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.

Borough of Tunbridge Wells

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The Borough of Tunbridge Wells is a local government district and borough in Kent, England.

List of Parliamentary constituencies in Kent

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At the national level, Kent is represented in Parliament by 17 MPs, all of whom were Conservative until the general election of June 2017.
The ceremonial county of Kent, (which includes the unitary authority of Medway), is divided into 17 Parliamentary constituencies - one borough constituency and 16 county constituencies.

English Channel

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It borders the Thames Estuary and the North Sea to the north, and the Straits of Dover and the English Channel to the south.
In February 1684, ice formed on the sea in a belt 3 mi wide off the coast of Kent and 2 mi wide on the French side.

Northfleet

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North Kent is heavily industrialised with cement-making at Northfleet and Cuxton, brickmaking at Sittingbourne, shipbuilding on the Medway and Swale, engineering and aircraft design and construction at Rochester, chemicals at Dartford and papermaking at Swanley, and oil refining at Grain.
Northfleet is a town in the borough of Gravesham in Kent, England.

Swanley

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North Kent is heavily industrialised with cement-making at Northfleet and Cuxton, brickmaking at Sittingbourne, shipbuilding on the Medway and Swale, engineering and aircraft design and construction at Rochester, chemicals at Dartford and papermaking at Swanley, and oil refining at Grain.
Swanley is a town and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England.

Queenborough

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A steel mini mill in Sheerness and a rolling mill in Queenborough.There are two nuclear power stations at Dungeness, although the older one, built in 1965, was closed at the end of 2006.
Queenborough is a small town on the Isle of Sheppey in the Swale borough of Kent in South East England.

Allington, Kent

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The river is tidal as far as Allington lock, but in earlier times, cargo-carrying vessels reached as far upstream as Tonbridge.
Allington is an almost entirely modern village situated alongside the sides of the A20 road west of Maidstone in Kent.

Mary I of England

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Jack Cade's Kent rebellion of 1450, and Wyatt's Rebellion of 1554 against Queen Mary I.
Thomas Wyatt the younger led a force from Kent to depose Mary in favour of Elizabeth, as part of a wider conspiracy now known as Wyatt's rebellion, which also involved the Duke of Suffolk, the father of Lady Jane.

List of windmills in Kent

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In pre-industrial times, almost every village and town had its own windmill or watermill, with over 400 windmills known to have stood at some time.
A list of all windmills and windmill sites which lie in the current Ceremonial county of Kent.