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Ramsgate (England)
Location in England

Ramsgate Marina
Basic data
status Town and Civil Parish
surface 9.87 km²
population 40,408 (as of 2011)
Ceremony county Kent
District Thanet District
Constituency South Thanet
Website: www.ramsgatetown.org

Ramsgate is an English port city and has also been a Civil Parish in eastern Kent since 2004 . It belongs to the Thanet district and has 42,632 inhabitants (as of 2017). Besides the fishing industry, tourism is one of the city's main sources of income.


Until April 2013 there was a ferry connection with the Belgian city ​​of Ostend . Ferries used to go to Vlissingen ( Netherlands ) and Dunkirk ( France ). From 1969 to 1981 there was also a connection with air-cushion ferries of the type Saunders Roe Nautical 4 of the shipping company Hoverlloyd to Calais in France.

Town twinning

Ramsgate's twin cities are Conflans-Sainte-Honorine , Île-de-France (France), Chimay , Wallonia (Belgium) and Frederikssund , Zealand (Denmark).


Born in Ramsgate
Associated with Ramsgate

Web links

Commons : Ramsgate  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Single receipts

  1. City website - Ramsgate Twinning Association , accessed May 25, 2017
  2. "Sir Moses Montefiore (1784-1885)" on de.chabad.org

Coordinates: 51 ° 20 '  N , 1 ° 25'  E