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For ither uises, see Brechin (disambiguation).
Brechin, Cathedral and Round Tower.jpg
Brechin Cathedral
Brechin is locatit 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". Retrieved 2014-03-05.
  2. "Comparative Population Profile: Brechin Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 2001-04-29. Retrieved 2008-08-31.
  3. "Buplications and Date". General Register Office for Scotland. Archived frae the oreeginal on 16 September 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  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 2008-08-15.
  6. City of Brechin & District Area Partnership. "Members". Retrieved 2008-08-15.

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