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Geldrop

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'''Geldrop''' is a Dutch town which has a [http://maps.google.nl/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=nl&geocode=&q=Geldrop&aq=2&sll=52.469397,5.509644&sspn=4.759101,9.876709&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Geldrop,+Geldrop-Mierlo,+Noord-Brabant&ll=51.410409,5.546937&spn=0.009516,0.01929&z=16 neighbourhood] with streets named after several characters from [[Tolkien]]'s [[Legendarium]], while the main road is named ''Tolkien Avenue'' (Du.: Laan van Tolkien). Though the neighbourhood has streets with names of lesser known characters as [[Farin]], [[Cirion]] and [[Silmariën]], there is no street named after one of the best known characters, [[Bilbo Baggins]].
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'''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geldrop Geldrop]''' is a Dutch town which has a [http://maps.google.nl/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=nl&geocode=&q=Geldrop&aq=2&sll=52.469397,5.509644&sspn=4.759101,9.876709&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Geldrop,+Geldrop-Mierlo,+Noord-Brabant&ll=51.410409,5.546937&spn=0.009516,0.01929&z=16 neighbourhood] with streets named after several characters from [[Tolkien]]'s [[Legendarium]], while the main road is named ''Tolkien Avenue'' (Du.: Laan van Tolkien). Though the neighbourhood has streets with names of lesser known characters as [[Farin]], [[Cirion]] and [[Silmariën]], there is no street named after one of the best known characters, [[Bilbo Baggins]].

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Geldrop is a Dutch town which has a neighbourhood with streets named after several characters from Tolkien's Legendarium, while the main road is named Tolkien Avenue (Du.: Laan van Tolkien). Though the neighbourhood has streets with names of lesser known characters as Farin, Cirion and Silmariën, there is no street named after one of the best known characters, Bilbo Baggins.