Fraserburgh (//; Scots: The Broch or Faithlie; Scottish Gaelic: A' Bhruaich) is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with a population recorded in the 2011 Census at 13,100. 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. Fraserburgh is also a major port for white and pelagic fish.
Fishing boats in Fraserburgh harbour
|Population||13,180 (mid-2016 est.)|
|OS grid reference|
|• Edinburgh||128 mi (206 km)|
|• London||434 mi (698 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|