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Suffolk Coastal District
Non-metropolitan district
Suffolk Coastal shown within Suffolk and England
Suffolk Coastal shown within Suffolk and England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East of England
Non-metropolitan county Suffolk
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Melton
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Area
 • Total 344.2 sq mi (891.5 km2)
Area rank 38th (of 326)
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Rank (of 326)
 • Ethnicity
98.1% White
Time zone UTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+1 (BST)
ONS code 42UG (ONS)
E07000205 (GSS)
OS grid reference TM2756349450
AldeburghCoastline
Coastline at Aldeburgh.

Suffolk Coastal was a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council was based in Melton, having moved from neighbouring Woodbridge in 2017. Other towns include Felixstowe, Framlingham, Leiston, Aldeburgh, and Saxmundham.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the municipal borough of Aldeburgh, along with Felixstowe, Leiston-cum-Sizewell, Saxmundham and Woodbridge urban districts, and Blyth Rural District and Deben Rural District. The population of the district was 124,298 at the 2011 Census.

Suffolk Coastal district was merged with Waveney district on 1 April 2019 to form the new East Suffolk district.

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