Stranraer

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Stranraer
Population10,851 (2001 Census)
OS grid referenceNX059606
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSTRANRAER
Postcode districtDG9
Dialling code01776
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland

Stranraer (Gaelic: An t-Sròn Reamhar, pronounced [ən̴̪ t̪ɾɔːn ɾãũ.əɾ]) is a town in the south of Scotland in the west of the region of Dumfries and Galloway and in the county of Wigtownshire. It was formerly the ferry port connecting Scotland with Belfast in Northern Ireland. Ferries now leave from Cairnryan.


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