Balmedie

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Balmedie
Sand dunes on Balmedie Beach.jpg
Saund dunes at Balmedie in 2006
Balmedie is locatit in Aiberdeen
Balmedie
Balmedie
Location within Aberdeenshire
Population1,653 [1] (2001 census)
est. 2,230[2] (2006)
OS grid referenceNJ965178
Ceevil pairish
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounABERDEEN
Postcode destrictAB23
Diallin code01358
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
UK
Scotland
57°15′N 2°03′W / 57.25°N 02.05°W / 57.25; -02.05Coordinates: 57°15′N 2°03′W / 57.25°N 02.05°W / 57.25; -02.05

Balmedie is a rapidly growin veelage in Aiberdeenshire in Scotland. It lies north o the ceety o Aiberdeen, in the ceevil pairish o Belhelvie. The lang an wide beach is bordered bi an extensive dune seestem that stretches 14 miles (23 km) frae Aiberdeen tae juist north o the Ythan Estuary at Newburgh. The dunes are a substantial aurie o stable gressland whaur the principal vegetation is marram gress. Thay support a lairge array o wildlife. Twa wattercoorses mak thair way tae the sea within the aurie creating ribbons o wetland vegetation alang thair coorse. The aurie lies within the Saunds o Forvie Steid o Special Scienteefic Interest, the fift lairgest saund dune seestem in Breetain.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Comparative Population Profile: Balmedie Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 2001-04-29. Retrieved 2008-08-31.
  2. Statistics Archived [Date missing] at gro-scotland.gov.uk [Error: unknown archive URL]
  3. SNH. "Sands of Forvie and Ythan Estuary SSSI: Citation" (PDF). Retrieved 7 September 2013.