Braemar

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Braemar
Braemar is locatit in Aiberdeen
Braemar
Braemar
Location within Aberdeenshire
Population839 (2001) (Crathie and Braemar Civil Parish) [2]
OS grid referenceNO150913
Cooncil aurie
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounBALLATER
Postcode destrictAB35
Diallin code013397
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
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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