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Dundee


Dundee is the fourth largest city in Scotland. It is located on the North bank of the Firth of Tay which feeds into the North Sea, and as of 2012 had an estimated population of 156,561.


Key Facts about Dundee


Here are some key facts about Dundee:
  1. Dundee is the fourth largest city in Scotland.

  2. It is located on the North bank of the Firth of Tay, which feeds into the North Sea.

  3. As of 2012, Dundee had an estimated population of 156,561.

  4. The city of Dundee's population has actually been in decline in recent years. The population peaked in 1971 at 182,204.

  5. Dundee is sometimes said to be built on the "three Js" - jam, jute, and journalism, all of which were important in the city's history.

  6. Dundee has a long association with scientific activities. The city is today promoted using the slogan "One City, Many Discoveries", referring both to this history, and the fact that Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic exploration vessel, RRS Discovery, was built in Dundee, and the ship is now berthed in the city harbour.

  7. The principal road serving Dundee is the A90. The A90 connects to the M90 and Perth in the West, and to Forfar and Aberdeen to the North.

  8. There are two passenger rail stations serving the city: Dundee (Tay Bridge) Station and Broughty Ferry Station.

  9. Dundee Airport provides commercial flights to LondonCity Airport. Until late 2012, flights were also available to Birmingham and Belfast.



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Scotland: Scotland Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Scotland - The Places You Have To See (Inverness, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dundee) (Volume 1)

By Traveling The World

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Scotland: Scotland Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Scotland - The Places You Have To See (Inverness, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dundee) (Volume 1)
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Scotland: Scotland Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Dundee, Backpacking Scotland, Travel to Scotland, Scotland Holidays, Scotland Tours)

By 101 Coolest Things

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Scotland: Scotland Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Dundee, Backpacking Scotland, Travel to Scotland, Scotland Holidays, Scotland Tours)
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Scotland Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Scotland (Backpacking Scotland, Edinburgh Travel, Glasgow Travel, Inverness, Shetlands, Abderdeen, Dundee)

By 101 Coolest Things

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Collins Handy Road Atlas Scotland

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HarperCollins UK
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Collins Handy Road Atlas Scotland
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This easy-to-use, handy A5-sized road atlas is your ideal companion for traveling around Scotland, with extremely clear route-planning maps of Scotland and detailed plans of the major cities and towns

These clear, attractive route planning maps of the whole of Scotland, which are small enough to fit into a glove box or briefcase, are supported by comprehensive, fully indexed city center street maps of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, and Perth. The main maps have a scale of 1:625,000, or 9.9 miles to 1 inch. Places of tourist interest are highlighted. The atlas has attractive layer coloring showing land height, and the road network is fully classified and color coded. There is detailed street mapping of large cities, including: Edinburgh, which includes the Royal Mile with all its attractions clearly marked, Leith, and Holyrood Park; Glasgow, including the West End, city center, and M74 extension; Aberdeen; and street maps, with indexes, of Dundee, Inverness, and Perth city centers. A handy distance calculator chart highlights distances between the major towns. Administrative areas map show council areas, and a transport connections section lists all the airports and details of all vehicle ferries into and within Scotland.

Dundee & Angus (Picturing Scotland)

By Colin Nutt

Ness Publishing
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Dundee & Angus (Picturing Scotland)
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Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Acts: The Town and Country Planning (Structure and Local Plans) Regulations 1983 : register of operative structure and local plans and index map

By Dundee (Scotland)

City of Dundee District Council Planning Dept
Unknown Binding (6 pages)
 

Dundee History Tour

By Brian King

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Dundee History Tour is a unique insight into the illustrious history of Scotland's fourth largest city and shows just how much it has changed during the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Readers are invited to follow author Brian King as he guides them through its streets and alleyways, pointing out the well-known and less well-known landmarks along the way.


 
 
 

 
 
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