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Kew

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This article is about the suburb of London. For the suburb of Melbourne, see Kew, Victoria.
Kew
Administration
Borough:Richmond
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Surrey
Postal County:Surrey

Kew is a place in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, southwest London.

It is famous for being the home of the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Public Record Office and the Kew Palace.


Nearest places:

Nearest tube station:

Quote

I am His Majesty's dog at Kew.
Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?
Engraved on the Collar of a Dog, Which I Gave to His Royal Highness -- Alexander Pope

There are other Kews scattered around the former British Empire which were named after the original in London.

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