Dumfries

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Dumfries
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Dumfries leukin east
Dumfries is locatit in Dumfries an Gallowa
Dumfries
Dumfries
Location within Dumfries an Gallowa
Population49,221 (2011 Census)[2]
OS grid referenceNX976762
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounDUMFRIES
Postcode destrictDG1/2
Diallin code01387
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°04′12″N 3°36′11″W / 55.070°N 3.603°W / 55.070; -3.603Coordinates: 55°04′12″N 3°36′11″W / 55.070°N 3.603°W / 55.070; -3.603

Dumfries is a toun on the Solway Firth. it is the mucklemaist toun in Dumfries an Galloway, a region o Scotland. It haes 40,000 indwellers fae the 2011 census on. Til 1889 it wis the coonty toun o the tradeitional county Dumfriesshire.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland database". Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  2. "Area Profiles". www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk (in Inglis). Retrieved 10 July 2017.