Baldwin Street facts for kids
A house on Baldwin Street
|Location||North East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand|
|North end||North Road|
|South end||Buchanan Street|
|Known for||World's steepest residential street until 2019|
Baldwin Street, in Dunedin, New Zealand was the steepest street in the world. In 1987, Guinness World Records said it was the steepest. It is in the suburb of North East Valley. It is 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) northeast of Dunedin's central business district.
On 16 July 2019, Ffordd Pen Llech in Wales, became the world's steepest street. Baldwin Street's gradient is 35%, and Ffordd Pen Llech's gradient is 37.45%.
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