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Southampton


Southampton is a city on the South coast of England in the UK. The city is about 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the Southwest of London, and about 19 miles (31 kilometers) Northwest of Portsmouth.

As of 2010, the city itself had an estimated population of 239,700, and lies within a larger urban area with a population of 855,569.


Key Facts about Southampton


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

  2. The city is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the Southwest of London, and about 19 miles (31 kilometers) Northwest of Portsmouth.

  3. Southampton is an important port, and is noted for its association with passenger vessels and cruise ships. Perhaps most famously of all, the RMS Titanic departed from Southampton on its fateful maiden voyage in 1912.

  4. Southampton is often abbreviation to So'ton or Soton, and people from Southampton are sometimes known as Sotonians.

  5. Southampton is accessible via the M3 motorway, and the M27 runs just to the North of the city. The M271 spur of the M27, links the M27 to the city's Western docks and city center.

  6. Southampton is also well served by rail connections. The city's main station is Southampton Central, and passenger services are available to London, Portsmouth, Bristol, Cardiff, and other destinations. Additionally, local trains operated by South West Trains, provide passenger services in the central, southern, and eastern parts areas of Southampton.

  7. Southampton Airport is just to the North of the city. It offers flights to European and UK destinations, and is connected to the city by a rail and bus services.


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Southampton DIY City Guide and Travel Journal: UK City Notebook for Southampton, England (European City Notebooks in Lists)

By Younghusband European City Notebooks

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (144 pages)

Southampton DIY City Guide and Travel Journal: UK City Notebook for Southampton, England (European City Notebooks in Lists)
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This UK City Notebook is designed to inspire listmakers and crators and travelers to create their own city guide and city biography in list form and to journal the dickens out of their time in the city. This city notebooks is a do it (all) yourself notebook crafted for independent travelers and thinkers!

Southampton is a brilliant city! Which begs the question, why not create your own city guide and keep a travel journal to help make your time there unforgettable, fun, and organized, eh?

You hold in your hands a journal and city guide re-invented for listmakers, curators, travelers, urban explorers and city locals alike! This notebook can help you keep all your important information about Southampton organized and ready for when you need it and where you need it.

Use the pages of this notebook to document your adventures, experiences, thoughts, and memories. Have fun making lists of all the highlights and lowlights Southampton has to offer. This is the perfect place to journal your time with boots on the ground in Southampton! This is the perfect place to write down and organize everything you find fascinating about the city — which is why it's your diy city guide.

Make your time in the city more fun, more organized, more productive and more creative by making Southampton DIY City Guide and Travel Journal: UK City Notebook for Southampton, England your newest and trustiest sidekick.

Southampton (Images of England)

By A. G. K. Leonard

Tempus
Paperback (128 pages)

Southampton (Images of England)
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This book is part of the Images of England series, which uses old photographs and archived images to show the history of various local areas in England, through their streets, shops, pubs, and people.


 
 
 

 
 
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