Dorset

Dorset is a county in on the coast. The ceremonial county comprises the unitary authority areas of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and Dorset.
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is a seaside resort town in the county of Dorset on the south coast of . Photo: NMOS332, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a large coastal town and seaport in Dorset, on the south coast of England. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the county town of Dorset. A market town with an undoubtedly long history, Photo: Nilfanion, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a seaside town in Dorset, on the coast of England. Photo: Caroline Granycome, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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is a town in Dorset, famed for its millennium-old priory, from which the town derives its name. Photo: Ykraps, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Portland is a town in Dorset, a county on the south coast of the , in . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in west Dorset, England, 25 miles west of and east of . Photo: matthewhartley369, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small town in . A market town and civil parish in northwest Dorset, it's sited on the River Yeo on the edge of the Blackmore Vale. Photo: Andrewrabbott, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a historic market town and, under the name Town, a civil parish, in the county of Dorset. Photo: muffinn, CC BY 2.0.

is a town and civil parish in Dorset, England. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a coastal town of 9,600 people in Dorset. Photo: Traveler100, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, commonly Blandford, is a market town in Dorset, England, sited by the River Stour about 13 miles northwest of . Photo: MikeofDorset, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town and civil parish in the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset, England. Photo: Simon Burchell, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a market town in Dorset, England, 1.5 miles inland from the near the confluence of the and its tributary the Asker. Photo: BazViv, CC BY 3.0.

Wimborne is a small town in Dorset, England. The Minster, which is a beautiful large church, has existed for over 1300 years and is recognised for its unusual chained library. Photo: Bellminsterboy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a village in Dorset and the site of a ruined castle of the same name. Photo: Traveler100, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a village and civil parish in west Dorset, England. Photo: Kevin Walsh, CC BY 2.0.

is a village and civil parish in the English county of Dorset. Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small harbour village in Dorset, , approximately 2 miles south of the centre of . Photo: Matthew Hartley, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Dorset

Latitude of center
50.8025° or 50° 48' 9" north
Longitude of center
-2.3045° or 2° 18' 16.2" west
Population
770,000
Elevation
486 feet (148 metres)
Geo­Names ID
11609032

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Dorset
  • Arabic: Dorset
  • Arabic: دورست
  • Aragonese: Dorset
  • Armenian: Դորսետ
  • Asturian: Dorset
  • Azerbaijani: Dorset
  • Azerbaijani: Dorsetşir
  • Basque: Dorset
  • Belarusian: Дорсет
  • Belarusian: Дорсэт
  • Bengali: ডরসেট
  • Breton: Dorset
  • Bulgarian: Дорсет
  • Catalan: Dorset
  • Cebuano: Dorset
  • Chinese: Dorset
  • Chinese: 多塞特郡
  • Chinese: 多實郡
  • Cornish: Dorset
  • Czech: Dorset
  • Danish: Dorset
  • Dutch: Dorset
  • English: Ceremonial County Dorset
  • English: Dorsetshire
  • Esperanto: Dorset
  • Estonian: Dorset
  • Finnish: Dorset
  • French: Dorset
  • Galician: Dorset
  • Georgian: დორსეტი
  • German: Dorset
  • Greek: Ντόρσετ
  • Gujarati: ડોરસેટ
  • Hakka Chinese: Dorset
  • Hausa: Dorset
  • Hebrew: דורסט
  • Hindi: डॉर्सेट
  • Hungarian: Dorset
  • Icelandic: Dorset
  • Ido: Dorset
  • Indonesian: Dorset
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Dorset
  • Italian: Dorset
  • Japanese: ドーセット
  • Kannada: ಡಾರ್ಸೆಟ್
  • Korean: 도싯주
  • Latin: Dorcestria
  • Latvian: Dorseta
  • Lithuanian: Dorsetas
  • Low German: Dorset
  • Luxembourgish: Grofschaft Dorset
  • Macedonian: Дорсет
  • Malayalam: ഡോർസെറ്റ്
  • Manx: Dorset
  • Marathi: डॉर्सेट
  • Min Nan Chinese: Dorset
  • Mirandese: Dorset
  • Northern Frisian: Dorset
  • Norwegian: Dorset
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dorset
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dorset
  • Occitan (post 1500): Dorset
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Dorsæte
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Dorsǣte
  • Ossetian: Дорсет
  • Persian: دورست (انگلستان)
  • Persian: دورست
  • Polish: Dorset
  • Portuguese: Dorset
  • Quechua: Dorset
  • Romanian: Dorset
  • Russian: Дорсет
  • Scots: Dorset
  • Serbian: Дорсет
  • Serbo-Croatian: Dorset
  • Sicilian: Dorset
  • Slovak: Dorset
  • Slovenian: Dorset
  • Spanish: Dorset
  • Swedish: Dorset
  • Swedish: Dorsetshire
  • Tajik: Дорсет
  • Tamil: டோர்செட்
  • Telugu: డోర్ సెట్
  • Thai: ดอร์เซต
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Dorset
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Dorsetshire
  • Turkish: Dorset
  • Turkish: Törensel Dorset Kontluğu
  • Ukrainian: Дорсет
  • Urdu: ڈورسٹ
  • Vietnamese: Dorset
  • Volapük: Dorset
  • Waray (Philippines): Dorset
  • Welsh: Dorset
  • Western Frisian: Dorset
  • Western Panjabi: ڈورسٹ
  • Wu Chinese: 多塞特郡
  • Yiddish: דארסעט
  • Yue Chinese: 多實郡

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