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Plymouth (England)

LC control no.n 80097355
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Geographic headingPlymouth (England)
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Geographic subdivision usageEngland--Plymouth
Variant(s)Plymouth, Eng.
Plymouth (Devon)
City of Plymouth (England)
County Borough of Plymouth (England)
Borough of Plymouth (England)
Associated countryGreat Britain England
Associated placeDevon (England)
Plymouth Sound (England)
Found inBartholomew gaz. of Brit., 1977: (Plymouth, Devon; city)
Foreign names information bulletin, July 31, 2001 (former name: none; new name: Plymouth [short form], City of--ADM1, 50°23ʹN 04°08ʹW (UKK4))
Health report ... 1914: t.p. (county borough of Plymouth); 1915: t.p. (borough of Plymouth)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 50°22ʹ17ʺN 004°08ʹ35ʺW)
Wikipedia, viewed 12 July 2018 (Plymouth; city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately 37 miles (60 km) south-west of Exeter and 190 miles (310 km) west-south-west of London; enclosing the city are the mouths of the river Plym and river Tamar, which are naturally incorporated into Plymouth Sound to form a boundary with Cornwall; village of Sutton was founded in the ninth century; the name Plymouth first officially replaced Sutton in a charter of King Henry VI in 1440; during the Industrial Revolution, the neighbouring town of Devonport became a strategic Royal Naval shipbuilding and dockyard town; in 1914 three neighbouring independent towns, viz., the county borough of Plymouth, the county borough of Devonport, and the urban district of East Stonehouse were merged to form a single County Borough; the combined town took the name of Plymouth which, in 1928, achieved city status; settlements of Plympton and Plymstock along with other outlying suburbs were incorporated into the city in 1967)
Collins Britain atlas and gazetteer, 1999 (Plymouth, Plym.; city, largest city in SW England, 100m/160 km SW of Bristol; port and naval base; Plymouth City Airport to N of city)
Geographic area codee-uk-en