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Profile of the Borough

The Borough covers an area of 5,095 hectares (14,591 acres) in southwest London and is the only London borough spanning both sides of the Thames, with river frontage of 21 1/2 miles.

There are about a dozen towns and villages, although more than a third of its land is open space (including Richmond Park, Bushy Park and Kew Gardens).

You can view an overview profile of key trends in the Borough on DataRich.

Much more information, data and analysis about the Borough can be found at

Coat of Arms of the Borough Coat of Arms of the Borough

Updated: 11 June 2018

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