Peterhead

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Coordinates: 57°30′33″N 1°47′00″W / 57.5091°N 1.7832°W / 57.5091; -1.7832

Peterhead
Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Phàdraig[1]
Scots: Peterheid, The Blue Toun
Peterhead is located in Aberdeen
Peterhead
 Peterhead shown within Aberdeenshire
Population 17,330 (2006)[2]
OS grid reference NK135465
Council area Aberdeenshire
Lieutenancy area Aberdeenshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Peterhead
Postcode district AB42
Dialling code 01779
Police Grampian
Fire Grampian
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Banff and Buchan
Scottish Parliament Banffshire and Buchan Coast
List of places
UK
Scotland

Peterhead is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is Aberdeenshire's largest settlement, having a population of 17,947 at the 2001 Census.[3] Peterhead sits at the easternmost point in mainland Scotland. Peterhead is often referred to as 'The Blue Toon' and people who were born there as Blue Tooners. More correctly they are called Bloomogganners, supposedly from the blue worsted stockings that the fishermen originally wore.

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Peterhead F.C. are a Scottish Football League side who currently play in the Second Division.

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