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Monifieth, Angus

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Monifieth, Angus

Monifieth is a town and former police burgh in the council area of Angus, Scotland. It is situated on the north bank of the Firth of Tay on the east coast. In 2008, the population of Monifieth was estimated at 8,220, making it the fifth largest town in Angus. The presence of a number of class II and III Pictish stones points to Monifieth having had some importance as an ecclesiastical centre in the early medieval period.
Post townDUNDEE
Administrative CountyAngus
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO4932
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01382
Populationest.8,220 (2008)
 

Other names by which Monifieth, Angus has been known in the past

Monadh Feidh

Monifieth, Angus in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Monifieth, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Forfarshire - par. (containing part of Broughty Ferry), 5952 ac., pop. 9521; vil., on Firth of Tay, 2 m. NE. of Broughty Ferry and 6 m. NE. of Dundee, pop. 1564; P.O., T.O.; has a large jute mill and 2 machine works.

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