Southampton (GB)

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Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northern most point of Southampton Water at the confluence of the River Test and River Itchen. Southampton is sometimes considered together with Portsmouth and surrounding towns to form a single metropolitan area known as South Hampshire. With a population of over 1.5 million this makes the region one of the United Kingdom's most populous metropolitan areas.

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Southampton HPO


Via SOUTHAMPTON cachet struck in blue by the shipping agents A Jimenez of 46 Fenchurch Street London E.C.