Fraserburgh

Fraserburgh (/ˈfrzərbərə/; Scots: The Broch or Faithlie;[2] Scottish Gaelic: A' Bhruaich) is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with a population recorded in the 2011 Census at 13,100.[3] It lies at the far northeast corner of Aberdeenshire, about 40 miles (64 km) north of Aberdeen, and 17 miles (27 km) north of Peterhead. It is the biggest shellfish port in Scotland and one of the largest in Europe, landing over 5,450 tonnes (5,360 long tons) in 2016.[4] Fraserburgh is also a major port for white and pelagic fish.

Fraserburgh

Fishing boats in Fraserburgh harbour
Fraserburgh
Location within Aberdeenshire
Population12,570 (mid-2020 est.)[1]
OS grid referenceNJ997670
 Edinburgh128 mi (206 km)
 London434 mi (698 km)
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFRASERBURGH
Postcode districtAB43
Dialling code01346
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
Websitevisitfraserburgh.com
List of places
UK
Scotland
57.693°N 2.005°W / 57.693; -2.005

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