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Portsmouth


Portsmouth is a city on the South coast of England in the UK. As of 2005, the city itself had an estimated population of 189,000, and lies within a larger urban area with a population of 442,252.

Historically, and in fact right to the present day, Portsmouth has been a important base for the Royal Navy, as well as a important commercial base. The city contains the world's oldest dry dock still in use, as well as HMS Victory (Lord Nelson's ship at the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805), the oldest naval ship still in commission. HMS Victory although technically still in commission is permanently located in a dry dock and is a museum ship open to the public.

Portsmouth


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HMS Victory
Here are some facts about Portsmouth:
  1. Portsmouth is a city on the South coast of England.

  2. The city is located 64 miles (103 kilometers) Southwest of London and 19 miles (31 kilometers) Southeast of Southampton.

  3. Portsmouth is the United Kingdom's only island city, as it is mainly located on Portsea Island.

  4. Portsmouth has been an important naval port for centuries. It is still, to this day, home to a Royal Navy dockyard and base, and is also the site of headquarters of the Royal Marine Commandos.

  5. Portsmouth is also a busy ferry port for both passenger and freight traffic.

  6. Portsmouth's main road links are the M275, the A3, and A2030. The M275 connects to the M27.

  7. Portsmouth has four main rail stations. These provide services to London Waterloo, London Victoria, Brighton, Southampton, and other destinations.

  8. The nearest airport is Southampton Airport. London Gatwick and London Heathrow are however less than 2 hours drive away.


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Greater Than a Tourist- Portsmouth Hampshire England: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Helena Cochran

Released: January 22nd, 2018
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  • ISBN: 1976946255
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  • Number of Pages: 82
  • Authors: Helena Cochran, Greater Than a Tourist
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This girls loves Portsmouth: England | 6x9 | notebook | dot grid | hometown

By City Love Publishing

Released: February 24th, 2020
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A Visual Cruising Guide to the Southern New England Coast: Portsmouth, NH, to New London, CT

By James Bildner

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Released: November 17th, 2009
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  • ISBN: 0071489193
  • EAN: 9780071489195
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  • Edition: 1
  • Number of Pages: 272
  • Author: James Bildner
  • Publication Date: November 17th, 2009
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Portsmouth - England: Lined Travel Journal, Cute United Kingdom Notebook, Perfect gift for your Trip in UK States and Cities

By Queen UK Publishing

Released: January 24th, 2020
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Historic England: Portsmouth: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England (Historic England Series)

By Philip MacDougall

Released: July 15th, 2017
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