Dover is located in the county of Kent, South East England, six miles north-east of the town of Folkestone, 36 miles east of the major town of Maidstone, and 68 miles east of London. Dover falls within the district council of Dover, under the county council of Kent. It is in the CT16 postcode district. The post town for Dover is Dover.
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Dover is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.
Dover is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Kent, and towards the easternmost extremity of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Dover is CT16 1DP.
Dover is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CT16 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CT16 postcode district.
The post town for Dover is Dover. Dover is in the CT16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dover.
The centre of Dover is located at position 51.12814° latitude and 1.30843° longitude.
The centre of Dover is located at the grid reference easting 631587 and northing 141745 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Dover relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Dover to the centre of the town.
Position of Dover relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Dover to the centre of the city.