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County Town: Lerwick
Population: 22,440
Area: 1,466 sq km
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Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell. - Wilkie Collins
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Welsh Independence Dies with Llywelyn - 1282, James II Abdicates - 1688, End of the IRA Balcombe Street siege - 1975, Buncefield Oil Blaze - 2005
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