Aldershot

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Aldershot
Wellington Statue, Aldershot front.JPG
Aldershot is locatit in Hampshire
Aldershot
Aldershot
Location within Hampshire
Population33,840 [1]
OS grid referenceSU865505
• Lunnon42.4 miles (68.2 km)
Destrict
Shire coonty
Region
KintraIngland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounALDERSHOT
Postcode destrictGU11
Diallin code01252
PoliceHampshire
FireHampshire
AmbulanceSooth East Coast
EU PairlamentSooth East Ingland
UK Pairlament
List of places
UK
Ingland
Hampshire
51°14′53″N 0°45′29″W / 51.248°N 0.758°W / 51.248; -0.758Coordinates: 51°14′53″N 0°45′29″W / 51.248°N 0.758°W / 51.248; -0.758

Aldershot is a toun in the Inglis coonty o Hampshire, locatit on heathland aboot 60 km (37 mi) soothwast o Lunnon. The toun is admeenistered bi Rushmoor Burgh Cooncil. The toun haes a population o 33,840,[1] while the Aldershot Urban Aurie, a loose conurbation (that includes ither touns an aw, sic as Camberley, Farnborough, an Farnham) haes a population o 243,344, makkin it the thirtiet-lairgest urban aurie in the UK[2]

Aldershot is kent for its connection wi the Breetish Airmy. This led tae rapid growt frae a sma veelage tae a Victorian toun. The day, Aldershot is kent as the "Hame o the Breetish Airmy".[3]

Aldershot is twinned wi Sulechów in Poland, Meudon in Fraunce an Oberursel in Germany.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Population of Aldershot and Farnborough". Rushmoor Borough Council. Retrieved 2008-12-07.
  2. "Great Britain and Northern Ireland". City Population. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  3. "Development of 'the camp at Aldershott'". Archived frae the oreeginal on 7 November 2009. Retrieved 12-03-2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help); Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)