Braemar

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Braemar
Braemar is locatit in Aiberdeen
Braemar
Braemar
Braemar shawn within Aberdeenshire
Population 839 (2001) (Crathie and Braemar Civil Parish) [2]
OS grid reference NO150913
Cooncil aurie
Kintra Scotland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun BALLATER
Postcode destrict AB35
Diallin code 013397
Polis Scots
Fire Scots
Ambulance Scots
EU Pairlament Scotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
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UK
Scotland
57°00′22″N 3°23′56″W / 57.006°N 3.399°W / 57.006; -3.399Coordinates: 57°00′22″N 3°23′56″W / 57.006°N 3.399°W / 57.006; -3.399

Braemar Listeni/brˈmɑːr/ is a veelage in Aiberdeenshire, Scotland, aroond 58 miles (93 km) wast o Aiberdeen in the Hielands. It is the closest signeeficantly-sized settlement tae the upper coorse o the River Dee sittin at an altitude o 339 metres (1,112 ft).

The Gaelic Bràigh Mhàrr properly refers tae the aurie o upper Marr (as it leeterally means), i.e. the aurie o Marr tae the wast o Aboyne, the veelage itsel bein Castleton o Braemar (Baile a' Chaisteil). The veelage uised tae be kent as Cinn Drochaid (brig end); Baile a' Chaisteil referred tae anerly the pairt o the veelage on the east baunk o the river, the pairt on the wast bank bein kent as Ach an Droighinn (thorn field).

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