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County Town: Lerwick
Population: 22,440
Area: 1,466 sq km
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Every blessed one of you feels better for that burst of laughter. - Ivor Novello
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Battle of Radcot Bridge - 1387, Ivanhoe Published - 1819, Piltdown Man Discovered - 1912, Death penalty abolished - 1969, Queen Becomes Oldest British Monarch - 2007
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