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Coordinates: 57°09′09″N 2°06′36″W / 57.1526°N 2.1100°W / 57.1526; -2.1100

For ither uises, see Aiberdeen (disambiguation).
Aiberdeen mercat cross

Aiberdeen (Inglis: Aberdeen; Scots Gaelic: Obar Dheathain) is Scotland's thrid maist mukkil ceitie, wi a population o 212,125. It is the cheif toun an port i the north-eist o Scotland.

It haes the eik-name o Ayl Caipital o Europe thanks til the mukkil supplee o crude ayl in the German Ocean (or North Sie). It ligs on a bey on the coast o the German Ocean, atwein the mooths o the rivers Don and Dee. Forby thon Aiberdeen is ane o the 32 cooncil auries o Scotland, offeecialie kent as the Ceety o Aiberdeen.

Coat o Airms an Motto[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aiberdeen Ceety Cooncil's Coat o Airms

The Aiberdeen Coat o Airms conseists o twa leopards haudin a reid sheild wi thrie smaw castils on it. Thar's a gowd croun abuin the sheild.

The motto o Aiberdeen is "Bon Accord".

Historie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thar's been fowk i Aiberdeen for aboot 8,000 yeir. It begoud as twa burghs, Auld Aiberdeen an New Aiberdeen. The first chairter wis gien bi Keeng William the Lion i 1179.

Bakgrund[eedit | eedit soorce]

Airt an architectur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kirks[eedit | eedit soorce]

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Doric - the dialek that the fowk o nor'eist Scotland spaek. Nae quite anither leid but whyls deefficult til unnerstaun nanetheless. It disnae hae its ain staundart wey o bein wrat, sae ye micht find fowk, lyk here on wikipedia, writin wards lyk thay dinna soond lyk whan its been spak.

The fuid - butteries (butter rolls), stovies (mince, tatties, mirrans, ingins), buckies, Aiberdeen Angus beef etc.

Pairks an open spaces[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Duthie Pairk
  • Hazleheid Pairk
  • Seaton Pairk
  • Johnstane Gairdens
  • Victoria Pairk
  • Wastburn Pairk

Statues[eedit | eedit soorce]

Brigs[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thar's a whein brigs in Aiberdeen, the maist weil-kent bein the Brig o Dee an the Brig o Don. Forby thon, thar's the George VI brig an ithers.

Herbor[eedit | eedit soorce]

Has served the ayl industrie sin the seivinties, umwhyl bein a major fishin port.

Industrie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1396 the population wis aboot 3,000 fowk. By 1801 it haed growen ti 26,992. In 1841 it wis 63,262; in 1891 121,623; in 1901 153,503; in 2001 it wis 197,328.

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aiberdeen Fitbaw Club wis foondit in 1903. Its major success wis winnin the European Cup Winners Cup in 1983 an thrie Leag Chaimpionships atwein 1980 an 1986, unner the current Manchester Unitit F.C. manager Alex Ferguson. The club's stadium is Pittodrie that hauds the honor o bein Breetain's first aw-seatit stadium.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin ceities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aiberdeen is twinn'd wi seivral ceities athort Europe an ootthrou the lave o the warld. Thir includes:

See anaw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fremmit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cooncil auries o Scotland
naitional Banner o Scotland

Ceitie o Aiberdeen | Aiberdeenshire | Angus | Argyll an Bute | Clackmannanshire | Dumfries an Gallowa | Ceitie o Dundee | East Ayrshire | East Dunbartonshire | East Lowden | East Renfrewshire | Ceitie o Edinburgh | Fawkirk | Fife | Ceitie o Glesga | Hieland | Inverclyde | The Mairches | Midlowden | Moray | North Ayrshire | North Lanrikshire | Ooter Hebrides (Wastren Isles) | Orkney | Perth an Kinross | Renfrewshire | Shetland | Sooth Ayrshire | Sooth Lanrikshire | Stirlin | Wast Dunbartonshire | Wast Lowden