Bridge of Don

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For the bridge, see Bridge of Don (bridge).

Coordinates: 57°10′58″N 2°06′04″W / 57.182700°N 2.100985°W / 57.182700; -2.100985

Bridge of Don
Scottish Gaelic: Drochaid Don
Scots: Brig o Don
Bridge of Don is located in Scotland
Bridge of Don
Bridge of Don
 Bridge of Don shown within Scotland
Population 22,423 [1]
OS grid reference NJ 93994 10213
Council area Aberdeen City
Lieutenancy area Aberdeen
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Aberdeen
Postcode district AB22 8/AB23 8
Dialling code 01224
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Gordon, Aberdeen North
Scottish Parliament Aberdeen Donside
List of places
UK
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Bridge of Don is a suburb in the north of Aberdeen, Scotland. It has a population of 22,423 [1] making it one of the largest suburbs in Europe.[2]

Bridge of Don is split into four areas for statistical purposes by Aberdeen City Council and Police Scotland: Balgownie and Donmouth, Danestone, Denmore and Oldmachar. Traditionally Bridge of Don has been split up into: Bridge of Don, Danestone, Denmore and Middleton Park. These areas have smaller areas within them.

Schools[edit]

The secondary schools within the suburb are: Bridge of Don Academy and Oldmachar Academy.

There are also seven primary schools: Braehead, Danestone, Forehill, Glashieburn, Greenbrae, Middleton Park and Scotstown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Neighbourhoods". Aberdeencity.gov.uk. 2012-08-29. Retrieved 2013-03-29. 
  2. ^ "BRIDGE OF DON COMMUNITY WEBSITE | The largest suburb in Europe, located to the north of the River Don in Aberdeen, Scotland". Bridgeofdon.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2013-03-29.