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Scunthorpe is a town near the M180 motorway and the M181 motorway in Lincolnshire, England. The ending of the name in thorpe meaning new village in Norse, show it was a Viking settlement.[1]

Scunthorpe is often referred to as an Industrial Garden town.

Scunthorpe has a population of approximately 80,000 people

Scunthorpe is famous for its steelworks.

The football team is called Scunthorpe United [1]

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  1. "BBC - History - Legacy of the Vikings". 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2011.