Ellon, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates: 57°21′58″N 2°05′10″W / 57.366°N 02.086°W / 57.366; -02.086

Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Bhuchain
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River Ythan at Ellon
Ellon is located in Aberdeen
 Ellon shown within Aberdeenshire
Population 9,860 (2006)[1]
OS grid reference NJ948306
Council area Aberdeenshire
Lieutenancy area Aberdeenshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ELLON
Postcode district AB41
Dialling code 01358
Police Grampian
Fire Grampian
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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Ellon is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, approximately 16 miles north of Aberdeen, lying on the River Ythan (pronounced eye-than) which has one of the few undeveloped river estuaries on the eastern coast of Scotland. It is in the ancient region of Formartine.

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