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Elham, Kent

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Elham, Kent

Elham, Gholam-Hossein is the official spokesman of the government of Iran. Elham (pronounced Eel-um) is a village in East Kent situated approximately 9 miles south of Canterbury and 5 miles north east of Folkestone in the Elham Valley.
DistrictShepway
Post townCANTERBURY
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1743
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01303
Population1,465 (Parish)
 

Other names by which Elham, Kent has been known in the past

Alham

Elham, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Elham, par. and vil., E. Kent, 6½ miles NW. of Folkestone, 6599 ac., pop. 1192; P.O.

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