Banchory

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Coordinates: 57°03′18″N 2°29′24″W / 57.055°N 2.49°W / 57.055; -2.49

Banchory
Scottish Gaelic: Beannchar
Scots: Banchry
Banchory highstreet.jpg
Banchory High Street
Banchory is located in Aberdeen
Banchory

 Banchory shown within Aberdeenshire
Population 6,034 [1] (2001 census)
est. 6,520[2] (2006)
OS grid reference NO698958
Council area Aberdeenshire
Lieutenancy area Kincardineshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BANCHORY
Postcode district AB31
Dialling code 01330
Police Grampian
Fire Grampian
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Scottish Parliament West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
List of places
UK
Scotland

Banchory (Scottish Gaelic: Beannchar, 'blessed place') is a burgh or town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, lying approximately 18 miles west of Aberdeen, near where the Feugh River meets the River Dee.

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  1. "Comparative Population Profile: Banchory Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 2001-04-29. http://www.scrol.gov.uk/scrol/browser/profile.jsp?profile=Population&mainArea=banchory&mainLevel=Locality. Retrieved 2008-08-31.
  2. http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/publications-and-data