Portsmouth

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Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, with a total population of 205,400 residents.wikipedia
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Hampshire

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Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, with a total population of 205,400 residents.
Its two largest cities, Southampton and Portsmouth, are administered separately as unitary authorities; the rest of the county is governed by Hampshire County Council.

Southampton

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Portsmouth is located 70 mi south-west of London and 19 mi south-east of Southampton.
Southampton is a city in Hampshire, South East England, 70 mi south-west of London and 15 mi north-west of Portsmouth.

Havant

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With the surrounding towns of Gosport, Fareham, Havant and Waterlooville, Portsmouth forms the eastern half of the South Hampshire metropolitan area, which includes Southampton and Eastleigh in the western half.
Havant is a town in the southeast corner of Hampshire, England, approximately midway between Portsmouth and Chichester.

Fareham

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With the surrounding towns of Gosport, Fareham, Havant and Waterlooville, Portsmouth forms the eastern half of the South Hampshire metropolitan area, which includes Southampton and Eastleigh in the western half.
Fareham is a market town at the north-west tip of Portsmouth Harbour, between the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton in south east Hampshire, England.

South Hampshire

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With the surrounding towns of Gosport, Fareham, Havant and Waterlooville, Portsmouth forms the eastern half of the South Hampshire metropolitan area, which includes Southampton and Eastleigh in the western half.
South Hampshire is a term used mainly to refer to the metropolitan area formed by the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton and their suburbs and commuter towns, in southern Hampshire, England.

Gosport

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With the surrounding towns of Gosport, Fareham, Havant and Waterlooville, Portsmouth forms the eastern half of the South Hampshire metropolitan area, which includes Southampton and Eastleigh in the western half.
It is situated on a peninsula on the western side of Portsmouth Harbour, opposite the city of Portsmouth, to which it is linked by the Gosport Ferry.

Waterlooville

Waterlooville, Hampshire
With the surrounding towns of Gosport, Fareham, Havant and Waterlooville, Portsmouth forms the eastern half of the South Hampshire metropolitan area, which includes Southampton and Eastleigh in the western half.
Waterlooville is a market town in Hampshire, England, approximately 8 mi north of Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Block Mills

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By the early nineteenth century, the world's first mass production line was set up in Portsmouth Dockyard's Block Mills, making it the most industrialised site in the world and birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
The Portsmouth Block Mills form part of the Portsmouth Dockyard at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, and were built during the Napoleonic Wars to supply the British Royal Navy with pulley blocks.

List of English districts by population density

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Portsmouth is the only island city in the United Kingdom, and is the only city whose population density exceeds that of London.

HMNB Portsmouth

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HMNB Portsmouth is considered to be the home of the Royal Navy and is home to two-thirds of the UK's surface fleet.
Portsmouth Naval Base is part of the city of Portsmouth; it is located on the eastern shore of Portsmouth Harbour, north of the Solent and the Isle of Wight.

Palmerston Forts, Portsmouth

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Defences known as the Palmerston Forts were built around Portsmouth in 1859 in anticipation of another invasion from continental Europe.
The Palmerston Forts that encircle Portsmouth were built in response to the 1859 Royal Commission dealing with the perceived threat of a French invasion.

Portsmouth City Council

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In 1997, Portsmouth became a Unitary Authority, with Portsmouth City Council gaining powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined, responsibilities previously held by Hampshire County Council.
Portsmouth City Council is the local authority of the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

Portsmouth Cathedral

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Portsmouth is among the few British cities with two cathedrals: the Anglican Cathedral of St Thomas and the Roman Catholic Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.
The Cathedral Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, commonly known as Portsmouth Cathedral, is an Anglican cathedral church in Portsmouth, England, located in the centre of Old Portsmouth.

Portsmouth F.C.

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Portsmouth F.C., the city's professional football club, play their home games at Fratton Park in the Milton area of the city, near Fratton railway station.
Portsmouth Football Club is an English professional association football club in Portsmouth, Hampshire, which plays in EFL League One, the third tier of English football.

Clarence Pier

Nearby Southsea is a seaside resort with an amusement park on Clarence Pier and a medieval castle.
Clarence Pier is an amusement pier in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

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The waterfront and Portsmouth Harbour are dominated by the Spinnaker Tower, one of the United Kingdom's tallest structures at 560 feet.
The Emirates Spinnaker Tower is a 170 m landmark observation tower in Portsmouth, England.

Fratton Park

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Portsmouth F.C., the city's professional football club, play their home games at Fratton Park in the Milton area of the city, near Fratton railway station.
Fratton Park is a football ground in the English city of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom.

HMS Victory

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The city is home to some famous ships, including HMS Warrior, the Tudor carrack Mary Rose and Horatio Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory (the world's oldest naval ship still in commission).
In 1922, she was moved to a dry dock at Portsmouth, England, and preserved as a museum ship.

Fratton railway station

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Portsmouth F.C., the city's professional football club, play their home games at Fratton Park in the Milton area of the city, near Fratton railway station.
Fratton railway station is a railway station in Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

Charles Dickens

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Portsmouth is also the birthplace of author Charles Dickens, engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel and former Prime Minister James Callaghan.
Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtors' prison.

City status in the United Kingdom

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Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, with a total population of 205,400 residents.
In 1911, an application for city status by Portsmouth was refused.

Southsea Castle

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Nearby Southsea is a seaside resort with an amusement park on Clarence Pier and a medieval castle.
It formed part of the King's Device programme to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire, and defended the Solent and the eastern approach to Portsmouth.

Milton, Portsmouth

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Portsmouth F.C., the city's professional football club, play their home games at Fratton Park in the Milton area of the city, near Fratton railway station.
Milton is primarily a residential area of the English city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, on the south eastern side of Portsea Island.

HMS Warrior (1860)

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The city is home to some famous ships, including HMS Warrior, the Tudor carrack Mary Rose and Horatio Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory (the world's oldest naval ship still in commission).
When this was finished she returned to Portsmouth as a museum ship.

Portsmouth International Port

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Portsmouth International Port is a commercial cruise ship and ferry port for international destinations.
Also known as Portsmouth Port or Portsmouth Continental Ferry Port, Portsmouth International Port is a cruise, ferry and cargo terminal located in the city of Portsmouth on the South Coast of England.