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Drumchapel, Glasgow City

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Drumchapel, Glasgow City

Drumchapel (Scottish Gaelic: Druim a' Chapaill), known to locals and residents as 'The Drum', is part of the city of Glasgow, Scotland, having been annexed from Dunbartonshire in 1938. It borders Bearsden to the east and Clydebank to the west. The area is bordered by Knightswood and Yoker in Glasgow. The name derives from the Gaelic meaning 'the ridge of the horse'. Drumchapel is also well known for table-tennis, lawn tennis, gymnastics, and football.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyDunbartonshire
OS GridNS5270
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141
Population15,000
 

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