Aiberfeldy

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Aiberfeldy
Aiberfeldy is located in Scotland
Aiberfeldy
Aiberfeldy
Location within Scotland
Population1,950 [1] (2016)
OS grid referenceNN865496
Cooncil area
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounAIBERFELDY
Postcode destrictPH15 2xx
Diallin code01887
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
UK
Scotland
56°37′05″N 3°51′56″W / 56.618134°N 3.865500°W / 56.618134; -3.865500Coordinates: 56°37′05″N 3°51′56″W / 56.618134°N 3.865500°W / 56.618134; -3.865500

Aiberfeldy[2] (Inglis: Aberfeldy Scots Gaelic: Obar Pheallaidh) is a burgh in Perth an Kinross, Scotland, on the River Tay.[3] It is a wee mercat toun locatit in Hielan Perthshire an haed a population o 1,950 in 2016.[1] It is weel-kent fur bein mentioned in the poem The Birks of Aberfeldy bi Robert Burns.

The toun's name comes frae the Pechts Aber, meanin the mooth o a river, an the Scots Gaelic phellaidh, fur the Christian missionar Saunt Paldoc.[4]

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  1. a b "Locality Aberfeldy". statistics.gov.scot. Scottish Government. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. "Map of Scotland in Scots: Guide and gazetteer" (PDF). Centre for the Scots Leid. Archived (PDF) frae the original on 29 September 2020. Retrieved 29 September 2020.
  3. "Pitlochry and Crieff", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2008, ISBN 0-319-22985-8
  4. Ross, David, 1943- (2007). Scottish place-names. Birlinn. OCLC 213108856.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)

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