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Brochtie
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Brochtie is locatit in Dundee
Brochtie
Brochtie
Location within the City of Dundee
Population 13,155 
OS grid reference NO465309
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
Kintra Scotland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun DUNDEE
Postcode destrict DD5
Diallin code 01382
Police Scots
Fire Scots
Ambulance Scots
EU Pairlament Scotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
UK
Scotland
56°28′02″N 2°52′12″W / 56.46718°N 2.86991°W / 56.46718; -2.86991Coordinates: 56°28′02″N 2°52′12″W / 56.46718°N 2.86991°W / 56.46718; -2.86991

Brochty or Brochtie (Scots Gaelic: Bruach Tatha; Inglis: Broughty Ferry) is a suburb in Dundee, Scotland.[1] It is situatit fower miles east o the ceety centre on the north bank o the Firth o Tay. The aurie wis a separate burgh frae 1865 till 1914, whan it wis incorporatit intae Dundee.

Umwhile a prosperous fishin an whaulin veelage, in the 19th century Broughty Ferry became a haven for wealthy jute barons, that biggit thair luxury villas in the suburb. As a result, Brochty wis referred tae at the time as the "richest square mile in Europe".

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  1. Media, MTC. "Welcome to Broughty Ferry | Come to Broughty". broughtyferry.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-11-26.