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Aberdour, Fife

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Aberdour, Fife

Aberdour is a scenic and historic village on the south coast of Fife, Scotland. It is on the north shore of the Firth of Forth, looking south to the island of Inchcolm and its Abbey, and to Leith and Edinburgh beyond. According to the 2006 population estimate, the village has a population of 1,680. The village's winding High Street lies a little inland from the coast. Narrow lanes run off it, providing access to the more hidden parts of the village and the shoreline itself.
Post townBURNTISLAND
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNT1985
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01383 86
Populationest. 1,680 (2006)
 

Other names by which Aberdour, Fife has been known in the past

Abhir Dur

Aberdour, Fife in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Aberdour, par. and vil., SW. Fifesh., on the Firth of Forth, 3 miles W. of Burntisland, 5974 ac., pop. 1736; P.O., T.O.-- vil. (Wester A.), pop. 610; the vil. has a good tidal harb. and pier, and is resorted to for sea-bathing. Aberdour Castle, a ruined seat of the Earl of Morton, is in the vicinity.

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