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Population: 1,075,938
Area: 208 sq miles - 540 sq km
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Love in all eight tones and all five semitones of the word's full octave. - Stephen Fry
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Drake Starts round the world voyage - 1577, Battle of Alton - 1643, Battle of the River Plate - 1939, Jackanory First Broadcast - 1965
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