Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

5/4/2007

Aberdeen

Aberdeen c1900

Aberdeen (pronounced /abÉšdin/; Scottish Gaelic: Obar Dheathain) is Scotland’s third largest city (28th in the United Kingdom 313th in Europe) with a population of 202,370.Locals call it the Granite City and the Silver City, since much of the city was built of grey granite, which the loyal locals see as shimmering like silver in the sun.. It is also called the Oil Capital of Europe after the discovery of North Sea oil. for more click here

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