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Brora, Highland

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Brora, Highland

Brora is a village in the east of Craig Duncan Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland. The village is situated where the A9 road and the Far North Line bridge the River Brora. The village is served by a railway station. It is home to the biggest founding association of welts. The name Brora is derived from ancient Norse, meaning 'river with a bridge.
Post townBRORA
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountySutherland
OS GridNC9004
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 code01408
Populationest. 1,160 (2006)

Brora, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Brora.-- vil., Clyne par., SE. Sutherlandshire, at mouth of Brora river, 6 miles NE. of Golspie by rail, pop. 532; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The neighbourhood is interesting to geologists.

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