Tunbridge Wells, which has had the honour of officially being called Royal Tunbridge Wells since 1909, is located in the West of Kent County, and therefore near the border to Sussex. Wiesbaden’s twin town is the administrative capital of the Borough of Tunbridge Wells.
Nearly 60 kilometres from the English metropolis London, the city is a popular place of residence for commuters. Tunbridge Wells has around 50,000 inhabitants, while the entire Borough numbers around 100,000 residents.
The city had its heyday as a spa town during the middle of the 18th century. In 1909, King Edward VII bestowed upon it the title “Royal“.