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|Scottish Gaelic: Clach Mhanainn|
Main Street and Tolbooth, Clackmannan
Clackmannan shown within Clackmannanshire
|Area||0.40 sq mi (1.0 km2)|
|Population||3,348  (2008 est.)|
|- Density||8,370 /sq mi (3,230 /km2)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Ochil and South Perthshire|
|Scottish Parliament||Clackmannanshire and Dunblane|
Situated within the Forth Valley, Clackmannan is 1.8 miles (2.9 km) south-east of Alloa and 3.2 miles (5.1 km) south of Tillicoultry. The town is part of the Clackmannanshire council area and was formerly the county town of the county of Clackmannan which is Scotland's smallest.
According to a 2009 estimate the population of the settlement of Clackmannan is 3,348 residents.
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The name of the town refers to the Stone of Mannan, a pre-Christian monument which can be seen in the town square, beside the Tollbooth Tower, which dates from the 16th century.
During the 12th century, the area formed part of the lands controlled by the abbots of Cambuskenneth. Later it became associated with the Bruce family. During the 14th century they built a strategic tower-house, which survives to this day above the town (Historic Scotland; can only be viewed from the outside due to subsidence).
Clackmannan Tower is a five-storey tower house, situated at the summit of King's Seat Hill in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. It was built in the 14th century by King David II of Scotland and sold to his cousin Robert Bruce in 1359.
- List of places in Clackmannanshire
- Clackmannan (UK Parliament constituency)
- Clackmannan F.C. Former Scottish League members
- Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Placenames.(pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 2011-05-29.
- Population Breakdown by Settlement 2009, ClacksWeb Retrieved 2011-05-29.
- The Imperial gazetteer of Scotland. 1854. Vol.I. (AAN-GORDON) by Rev. John Marius Wilson. pp.270-271. http://archive.org/stream/imperialgazettee01wils#page/270/mode/2up
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