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Population 17,330 (2006)[2]
OS grid reference NK135465
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Peterhead
Postcode district AB42
Dialling code 01779
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places

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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