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Adur District
Adur
Shown within West Sussex
Geography
Status: District
Region: South East England
Historic County: Sussex
Admin. County: West Sussex
Area:
- Total
Ranked 285th
41.80 km²
Admin. HQ: Shoreham-by-Sea
ONS code: 45UB
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2008 est.)
- Density
Ranked 310th
60,700
1452 / km²
Ethnicity:[1] 95.9% White
1.3% S.Asian
1.2% Mixed
Politics
Adur District Council
http://www.adur.gov.uk/
Leadership: Alternative - Sec.31
Control: Conservative
MP: Tim Loughton

Adur is a local government district of West Sussex, England. It is named after the River Adur and is historically part of the English county of Sussex. The council is based in Shoreham-by-Sea and the district has a population of 59,627 according to the 2001 census.

It was created on 1 April 1974 by the merger of Southwick and Shoreham urban districts and the civil parishes of Coombes, Lancing and Sompting from Worthing Rural District.

Sompting, Lancing, Shoreham-by-Sea (or Shoreham) and Southwick form a strip of settlements on the south coast, between Worthing and Brighton and Hove collectively known as the Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton conurbation. Coombes is inland. Fishersgate and Kingston by Sea (also known as Kingston Buci) are also small areas in the south east of the district.

Shoreham Airport is located in the Adur district, west of Shoreham-by-Sea and just east of Lancing.

The Adur festival happens in the first two weeks of June every year.

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