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Brae, Shetland Islands

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Brae, Shetland Islands

"Brae" is also the Lowland Scots language word for the slope or brow of a hill. Brae is a settlement on the mainland of the Shetland Islands in Scotland. Traditionally a fishing village, with the construction of the nearby Sullom Voe Oil Terminal in the 1970s Brae grew rapidly, merging with the nearby village of Northbrae.
Administrative CountyShetland Islands
Traditional CountyShetland
OS GridHU3668
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01806
Populationest. 690 (2006)

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