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Preem Karlskrona
Modern gas station, Preem in Karlskrona, Sweden.
Petrol Station Pier for Boats in Stockholm
Not all gas stations are for cars only; this one in Stockholm, Sweden is for motor boats

A gas station, also known as a filling station, fueling station, service station or petrol station is a facility which sells fuel and lubricants for motor vehicles. The most common fuels sold are gasoline (petrol) or diesel fuel.

The fuel is dispensed by a gas pump. Some of the different kinds of fuel are:

Many gas stations have a convenience store close to the pumps, to make extra earnings. Some have tunnel car washs.

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