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Queensferry, Flintshire

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Queensferry, Flintshire

Queensferry (Welsh: Y Fferi Isaf) is a town in Flintshire, Wales, lying on the River Dee near the border with England. Its name derives from ferries which used to cross the River Dee. The settlement of Higher Ferry is now Saltney, while Queensferry was named Lower Ferry. It changed its name to Kingsferry on the coronation of King George IV of the United Kingdom in 1820, and became Queensferry on the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837.
Post townDEESIDE
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ3168
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01244
 

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