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“The place where is near my apartment” - Why can't we use 'where' there? [duplicate]

This question here asks about where as a subject in relative clauses: Can "where" ever be used as the subject of a relative/adjective clause? As can be seen from my specific questions at ...
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“Isn't that the place WHICH kids under 12 can't enter?” - Is it correct to use 'that/which' when it refers to a place?

I was teaching an ESL class and came accross this sentence which confused me a lot: The Queen Alice is the place that I go to the most" "Isn't that the place which kids under 12 can't enter?" ...
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where vs in which [duplicate]

I found this sentence in a dictionary: A nursery is a place where children who are not old enough to go to school are looked after. I want to know if in which can be used instead of where.
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“in which” vs “where” [duplicate]

In the aftermath of the space shuttle Challenger explosion, where seven crew members were killed, the NASA program underwent a massive examination of priorities. My SAT grammar book claims that where ...
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“A position in which” vs. “a position where”

Given these two: I’m seeking a position in which I could score many goals. I’m seeking a position where I could score many goals. Which one is better than the other?
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“situation where” vs. “situation in which”

In my mother tongue I can use the word where not only to describe something connected to a location, but also to substitute in which. My question is: Is it correct to use where in a sentence like ...
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“Objects in which” vs. “objects where” [closed]

I am confused with the correct usage of in which vs. where in the following example: However, this pros, is limited for the objets where an edge resides perpendicular to the ridge-line and ...
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“Example where” or “example in which”

I think both are correct but is that true and what is the difference between them (if there is any)? This is an example where you can see that... This is an example in which you can see that......
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“Which” or “where”?

A question of mine on another SE site was corrected from: I am trying to determine where on Earth has the lowest gravity. To: I am trying to determine which on Earth's surface has the lowest ...