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Greenock
Greenock
Greenock
(/ˈɡriːnək/ ( listen); Scottish Gaelic: Grianaig, pronounced [kɾʲiənɛkʲ]) is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde
Inverclyde
council area in Scotland
Scotland
and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. It forms part of a contiguous urban area with Gourock
Gourock
to the west and Port Glasgow
Port Glasgow
to the east. The 2011 UK Census showed that Greenock
Greenock
had a population of 44,248, a decrease from the 46,861 recorded in the 2001 UK Census
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A74(M) And M74 Motorways
The A74(M) and M74 form a major motorway in the United Kingdom, mainly in Scotland, with a short section in England. Following an extension opened on 28 June 2011, they connect the M8 motorway west of Glasgow to the English border at Gretna, creating a route from the south to the west of the city. In conjunction with the M6 motorway, they form one of the three major cross-border routes between Scotland
Scotland
and England.[clarification needed] They are part of the unsigned international E-road network E05
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Sevilla
Seville
Seville
(/səˈvɪl/; Spanish: Sevilla [seˈβiʎa], locally [seˈβi(ɟ)ʝa] ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia
Andalusia
and the province of Seville, Spain. It is situated on the plain of the river Guadalquivir. The inhabitants of the city are known as sevillanos (feminine form: sevillanas) or hispalenses, after the Roman name of the city, Hispalis. Seville
Seville
has a municipal population of about 703,000 as of 2011[update], and a metropolitan population of about 1.5 million, making it the fourth-largest city in Spain
Spain
and the 30th most populous municipality in the European Union. Its Old Town, with an area of 4 square kilometres (2 sq mi), contains three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alcázar palace complex, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies
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Cádiz
Cádiz
Cádiz
(/kəˈdɪz/;[1] Spanish: [ˈkaðiθ]; see other pronunciations below) is a city and port in southwestern Spain. It is the capital of the Province of Cádiz, one of eight which make up the autonomous community of Andalusia. Cádiz, regarded by many as the oldest continuously inhabited city in Western Europe, with archaeological remains dating to 3100 years,[2][3][4][5] was founded by the Phoenicians.[6] It has been a principal home port of the Spanish Navy since the accession of the Spanish Bourbons in the 18th century. The city is a member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network.[5][7] It is also the site of the University of Cádiz. Situated on a narrow slice of land surrounded by the sea‚ Cádiz
Cádiz
is, in most respects, a typically Andalusian city with a wealth of attractive vistas and well-preserved historical landmarks
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English Channel
The English Channel
English Channel
(French: la Manche, "The Sleeve"; German: Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Breton: Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Cornish: Mor Bretannek, "British Sea"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England
England
from northern France, and links the southern part of the North Sea
North Sea
to the Atlantic Ocean
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Ferry
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water. Most ferries operate regular return services. A passenger ferry with many stops, such as in Venice, Italy, is sometimes called a water bus or water taxi. Ferries form a part of the public transport systems of many waterside cities and islands, allowing direct transit between points at a capital cost much lower than bridges or tunnels
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Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
(/ˈpɔːrtsməθ/ ( listen)) is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, 70 miles (110 km) south-west of London
London
and 19 miles (31 km) south-east of Southampton. It has a total population of 205,400. The city forms part of the South Hampshire
Hampshire
built-up area, which also covers Southampton and the towns of Havant, Waterlooville, Eastleigh, Fareham, and Gosport. The city's history can be traced to Roman times. A significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth
Portsmouth
has the world's oldest dry dock and was England's first line of defence during the French invasion in 1545. Special
Special
Palmerston Forts were built in 1859 in anticipation of another invasion from continental Europe
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M27 Motorway
The M27 is a motorway in Hampshire, England. It is 25 miles (40 km) long and runs west-east from Cadnam
Cadnam
to Portsmouth. It was opened in stages between 1975 and 1983. It is unfinished, as an extension to the east was planned.[1] A number of smaller motorways were proposed, connecting the city centres of Southampton
Southampton
and Portsmouth
Portsmouth
to the motorway;[2] of these only the M271 and M275 were built
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Villebon-sur-Yvette
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Villebon-sur-Yvette
Villebon-sur-Yvette
is a commune in the Essonne
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A8 Road (Great Britain)
The A8 is a major road in Scotland, connecting Edinburgh
Edinburgh
to Greenock via Glasgow. Its importance diminished following the construction of the M8 motorway which also covers the route between Edinburgh
Edinburgh
and Glasgow.Contents1 Route and relationship to M81.1 Edinburgh 1.2 Glasgow2 Euroroute designations 3 External linksRoute and relationship to M8[edit] Edinburgh[edit] The A8 begins at the West End of Edinburgh, in the New Town. The road originally also included Princes Street, but this stretch was declassified, as Princes Street
Princes Street
is no longer open to all traffic. The road continues westwards through into the suburbs of the city past affluent areas of Murrayfield
Murrayfield
and Corstorphine, often with an accompanying bus lane
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M8 Motorway (Scotland)
The M8 is the busiest motorway in Scotland and one of the busiest in the United Kingdom.[1] It connects the country's two largest cities, Glasgow
Glasgow
and Edinburgh, and serves other large communities including Airdrie, Coatbridge, Greenock, Livingston and Paisley. The motorway is 60 miles (97 km) long. A major construction project to complete the "missing gap" between Newhouse and Baillieston
Baillieston
was completed on 30 April 2017. The motorway has one service station, named Heart of Scotland Services, previously Harthill due to its proximity to the village.Contents1 Construction 2 Route 3 Criticism 4 Junctions 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksConstruction[edit] With the advent of motorway-building in the United Kingdom in the late 1950s, the M8 was planned as one of a core of new motorways, designed to replace the A8 road as a high-capacity alternative for intercity travel
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European Route E16
Coordinates: 54°59′38″N 7°19′34″W / 54.994°N 7.326°W / 54.994; -7.326E16Route informationLength 1,180 km (730 mi)Major junctionsWest end Derry
Derry
(Northern Ireland)East end Gävle
Gävle
(Sweden)LocationCountries  United Kingdom  Norway  SwedenHighway systemInternational E-road networkEuropean route E 16 is the designation of a main west-east road through Northern Ireland, Scotland, Norway
Norway
and Sweden, from Derry
Derry
to Gävle, via Belfast, Glasgow, Edinburgh, previously by ferry to Bergen, Voss, through the Gudvanga Tunnel and the Lærdal Tunnel
Lærdal Tunnel
(the world's longest road tunnel), Lærdal, over Filefjell
Filefjell
to Fagernes, Hønefoss, Gardermoen
Gardermoen
and Kongsvinger
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Anglo-Scottish Border
The Anglo-Scottish border
Anglo-Scottish border
between England
England
and Scotland
Scotland
runs for 96 miles (154 km) between Marshall Meadows Bay
Marshall Meadows Bay
on the east coast and the Solway Firth
Solway Firth
in the west. It is Scotland's only land border. The Firth of Forth
Firth of Forth
was the border between the Picto-Gaelic Kingdom of Alba and the Anglian Kingdom of Northumbria
Kingdom of Northumbria
in the early 10th century. It became the first Anglo-Scottish border
Anglo-Scottish border
with the annexation of Northumbria by Anglo-Saxon England
England
in the mid 10th century. In 973, Kenneth, King of Scots attended the English king, Edgar the Peaceful, at his council in Chester
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Madrid
Madrid
Madrid
(/məˈdrɪd/, Spanish: [maˈðɾið], locally [maˈðɾi(θ)]) is the capital of Spain
Spain
and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid
Community of Madrid
and Spain
Spain
as a whole. The city has almost 3.166 million[4] inhabitants with a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million
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European Route E18
European route E18
European route E18
runs from Craigavon
Craigavon
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
to Saint Petersburg in Russia, passing through Scotland, Norway, Sweden, and Finland
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