Dundee

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Dundee
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Top: Tay Rail Bridge, Middle: RRS Discovery and City Centre, Bottom left: Magdalen Yard Bandstand, Bottom right: University of Dundee.
Area 26 sq mi (67 km2[2]
Population 148,260 [3] (2008)
• Density 8,541.8/sq mi (3,298.0/km2)
Language English, Scots
OS grid reference NO4030
• Edinburgh 36.3 mi (58.4 km) SSW
• London 362.0 mi (582.6 km) SSE
Council area
  • Dundee
Lieutenancy area
  • Dundee
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DUNDEE
Postcode district DD1–DD5
Dialling code 01382
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
Website www.dundeecity.gov.uk
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Dundee is a city on the east coast of Scotland where the River Tay flows into the North Sea. It is the fourth largest city in Scotland. It was famous as the city of "Jute, jam, and journalism", because jute and jam were made there, and several newspapers were printed in the city.

Dundee has a population of 148,260 people. It is the fourth largest city in Scotland.

There are two universities in Dundee. They are called the University of Dundee and the University of Abertay Dundee.

It also is home to two professional football teams. Dundee F.C. and Dundee United F.C., who both play in the Scottish Premier League. Unusually, their stadiums (Dens Park and Tannadice) are very close together, in the same street.[4]

Dundee Airport serves the area.

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