|Royal Borough of Bath
|Established from Somerset||1973|
|Named for||City of Bath|
|• Type||Unitary Authority|
|• Body||City Council of Bath|
|• Mayor||Ralph Allen|
|• Total||30 km2 (Bad rounding hereScript error sq mi)|
Unlike other counties, or boroughs in Wessex, the Royal Borough of Bath has no unitary governing body, and is officially governed by the City Government of Bath.
The Royal Borough of Bath is the smallest county in Wessex and one of two landlocked counties, with an area of little more than 30km2, encompassing the capital city of Wessex, Bath, sometimes known as Bath Spa.
The city of Bath itself is located at the bottom of the Avon Valley, on the banks of the River Avon, on the southern edge of the Cotswolds, and is designated as an area of natural beauty. As a result the city of Bath is restricted buildingwise, with the maximum height of buildings less than 150 metres, with the newest building in Bath, known simply as 'The Egg' being over 130 metres.
The Royal Borough of Bath has no borough unitary governing body, and is instead governed by the City Government of Bath, which is led by Mayor Ralph Allen, and the City Council of Bath. The Borough contains one Wessen parliamentary constituency, Bath City, which is also a constituency of the Wessex Youth Parliament. Bath is represented in the Wesssen parliament by the MP, David Swirt. Bath itself has four electoral wards for city council, Bathwick, Landsdown, Oldfield Park, and Larkhall.
The national government of Wessex is located in the city of Bath, aswell as the Monarchy of Wessex. With the Parliament of Wessex located in central Bath, in the House of Parliament on High Street. Many of the Government's ministries and departments are also located in Bath, many of which within 'The Egg.'