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Borough of Worthing
Location in West Sussex
Location in West Sussex
coat of arms
coat of arms
Coordinates 50 ° 49 ′  N , 0 ° 22 ′  W Coordinates: 50 ° 49 ′  N , 0 ° 22 ′  W
OS National Grid SU775075
Borough of Worthing (England)
Borough of Worthing
Borough of Worthing
Residents 99,600 (as of 2007)
surface 32.48 km² (12.54  mi² )
Population density: 3067 inhabitants per km²
Post town WORTHING
ZIP code section BN11, BN12, BN13, BN14, BN99
prefix 01903
founding 1803
height 7 m
Part of the country England
region South East England
Shire county West Sussex
Ceremonial county West Sussex
District Worthing
ONS code 45UH
Website: www.worthing.gov.uk

Worthing is a town in West Sussex with about 100,000 inhabitants and an area of ​​32.48 km².

The place was already mentioned in the Domesday Book , at that time it had 22 inhabitants. In 1803 about 2500 inhabitants were counted. Worthing has been known primarily as a health resort since the late 18th century . Many language tour operators offer language courses to Worthing.

In 1894 has Oscar Wilde in Worthing the play The Importance of Being Earnest written. One of the characters in the play, Jack Worthing , was named after the city's terminus, located on a local railway line.


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