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Brechin Cathedral
Brechin is located in Angus
Location within Angus
Population7,199 [2] (2001 census)
est. 6,950[3] (2006)
OS grid referenceNO600600
Cooncil area
Lieutenancy area
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounBRECHIN
Postcode destrictDD9
Diallin code01356
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
56°43′48″N 2°39′19″W / 56.72994°N 2.65533°W / 56.72994; -2.65533Coordinates: 56°43′48″N 2°39′19″W / 56.72994°N 2.65533°W / 56.72994; -2.65533

Brechin (/ˈbrxn/; Scots Gaelic: Breichinn) is a toun an umwhile ryal burgh in Angus, Scotland. Tradeetionally Brechin is aften describit as a ceety acause o its cathedral an its status as the seat o a pre-Reformation Roman Catholic diocese (which continues the day as an episcopal seat o the Scots Episcopal Kirk), but that status haes no been offeecially recognisit in the modren era.[4][5] Nivertheless, the designation is aften incorrectly uised, wi ensaumples bein the City o Brechin and Destrict Community Council, City o Brechin and Area Partnership, City o Brechin Civic Trust and Brechin City Football Club.[6]

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  1. "''Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba'' - Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland". Archived frae the original on 28 October 2012. Retrieved 5 Mairch 2014.
  2. "Comparative Population Profile: Brechin Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 29 Apryle 2001. Archived frae the original on 23 Februar 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2008.
  3. "Buplications and Date". General Register Office for Scotland. Archived frae the original on 16 September 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help) "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 16 September 2009. Retrieved 2 Februar 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. Beckett, J V, City status in the British Isles, 1830–2002, Historical urban studies. Aldershot 2005
  5. "UK Cities". Department for Constitutional Affairs. 2002. Retrieved 15 August 2008. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  6. City of Brechin & District Area Partnership. "Members". Archived frae the original on 5 Januar 2009. Retrieved 15 August 2008.

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