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How does the separation between IP addresses on the internet and on the LAN work?

Complete newbie question: Say for example the address: 8.8.8.8 How does the computer know that this address is on the internet, not the local network? Could a device on the local network have the ...
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From where does IP geographical location data come?

I don't understand how some sites (e.g. https://www.ultratools.com/tools/geoIpResult) show country and town for an IP address. For example 193.45.10.135: Continent: Europe Country: Germany Country ...
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Since IPv6 has larger addresses than IPv4, how will that affect performance?

IPv4 are 32 bit addresses, while IPv6 are 128 bit. It's 4 times larger, sure on a small scale maybe not a big difference, but on a world wide scale will it make a difference? Are their any messures ...