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  The Granite City
Here is a quintessentially northern city, whose granite makes buildings sparkle after rain; whose outlook is across the seas rather than to the Central Belt; and whose speech retains the Scots idiom as part of everyday communication.
Aberdeen has won the ‘Britain in Bloom’ competition many times and has taken its floral pulling power on to the European stage.
The City of Aberdeen with a proud and fascinating history presents a modern cosmopolitan image to visitors.
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  Aberdeen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aberdeen, often called The Granite City, is Scotland's third largest city, with a population of 212,125, and the greatest part of the unitary council area named the City of Aberdeen, which is surrounded by, but not within, the Aberdeenshire council area.
Aberdeen is the chief commercial centre and seaport in the north-east of Scotland.
The city is one of the healthiest in Scotland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aberdeen   (5274 words)

  
 City of Aberdeen: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
City of Aberdeen is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland Scotland quick summary:
Dyce is a suburb of aberdeen, scotland, situated northwest of the city....
Aberdeen is scotlands third largest city, with a population of...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ci/city_of_aberdeen.htm   (650 words)

  
 Angeltigerlily's - Aberdeen PagesAberdeen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Silver City with the Golden Sands was Aberdeen's slogan between the wars.  That was when tens of thousands of Glaswegians (people from Glasgow) arrived for a holiday fortnight (2 weeks) each July and filled the tills (cash registers) of Aberdeen shops, cafes and boarding-houses.
Aberdeen's air links far exceed what is normal for such a city, with daily links to Norway and Amsterdam, almost 40, one-hour jet flights to and from London airports each day, as well as connections to most British cities.
The city has long been famous for its outstanding parks, gardens and floral displays which greet the visitor - with around 2 million roses, 11 million daffodils and 3 million crocuses, it is not difficult to see why Aberdeen is also known as the "Flower of Scotland".
www.usedbooks-websitedesign.com /aberdeen.html   (1110 words)

  
 City of Aberdeen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Aberdeen is Scotland's third largest city, a prosperous cosmopolitan city with an international well-travelled population.
The city has a wide variety of arts and culture to tempt visitors, with venues including His Majesty's Theatre, the Music Hall, the Lemon Tree (said to be Aberdeen's all year festival fringe) and the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.
Aberdeen's relationship with the North Sea, culturally and economically: is told at the 5 Star Maritime Museum on the Shiprow, exhibitions cover everything from early fishing boats to hi-tech oil exploration.
www.visitscotland.com /aboutscotland/cities/cityofaberdeen   (491 words)

  
 Aberdeen Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
In the 1980s the increasing demands on Aberdeen's harbour space for oil exploration and support vessels led to the migration of much of the fishing fleet up the coast to Peterhead.
The first of Aberdeen's shipyards began in 1790, and they concentrated mostly on vessels to be based in and around the port.
To the east of the city lies the open ground of The Links, complete with the new home of Aberdeen Football Club: and a long and (as you travel north along it away from the harbour) increasingly attractive and undeveloped beach.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /aberdeen/aberdeen   (1056 words)

  
 City of Aberdeen - Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In a city where families and neighbors emphasize the well-being of children, it isn't surprising that quality education is highly valued.
The curriculum at Aberdeen schools blends traditional areas of study in the sciences and the arts, with additional study opportunities in subjects and topics that specifically prepare students for careers and occupations.
Aberdeen schools and teachers are known for their commitment to students and the community.
www.aberdeen-chamber.com /schools.htm   (970 words)

  
 The Granite City of Aberdeen
Aberdeen is the third largest city in Scotland.
Aberdeen is a working city and a seaside resort; it has a beach with fine silvery sand.
You can explore Aberdeen on foot but as it covers a large area you may want to take one of the open topped bus tours they run regularly through the summer months taking you past all the places of interest in and around the city.
www.seescotland.org /Aberdeen.html   (678 words)

  
 Granite City, The Aberdeen, Scotland
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and the Grampian Region of Scotland...
The Northeast of Scotland, with the city of Aberdeen at...
Aberdeen, known as "the granite city" because of the ubiquitous granite stone used...
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 City of Aberdeen
Aberdeen grew up as two separate burghs - Old Aberdeen at the mouth of the Don and New Aberdeen, a fishing and trading settlement where the Denburn entered the Dee estuary.
During the struggles between the Royalists and Covenanters the city was impartially plundered by both sides.
Full membership of the Society shall be open to residents living within the boundaries of the Old Aberdeen Conservation Area (Conservation Area No. 1), and also those immediately adjacent, whose home overlooks the Conservation Area, who are interested in furthering the objects of the Society.
www.lovemytown.co.uk /CityProfiles/Aberdeen   (799 words)

  
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Members of the team from the Grays Harbor area are: Brian Shey, City of Aberdeen, Tami Garrow, Grays Harbor Economic Development Council, Darrin Raines, City of Cosmopolis, Dennis Dooley, GH Regional Planning, Fran Eide, City of Hoquiam, Lisa Allen, Port of Grays Harbor.
This effort is being led by the Grays Harbor Economic Development Council in partnership with the City of Aberdeen.
City crews will be an integral part of this project, relying on outside engineering services only when necessary.
www.oted.wa.gov /ed/wacert/Project_Gallery/City_of_Aberdeen.asp   (641 words)

  
 City of Aberdeen - Healthcare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Aberdeen has become a regional healthcare provider, featuring caring, skilled and experienced professionals who use the latest healthcare technologies.
Aberdeen also boasts a full complement of medical and health professionals, including optometrists, orthodontists, dentists, chiropractors, an alternative medical clinic, psychologists, addiction counselors, and a wide array of therapists serving all ages.
Some of the important medical services Aberdeen offers the region include emergency helicopter transport, 24-hour emergency room physician care, neurosurgery, a full range of rehabilitation therapies, an angiography/cardiac catheterization lab, and a pain management center.
www.aberdeen-chamber.com /health.htm   (178 words)

  
 Scotsman.com Business - Big city survey: Aberdeen - Urban pleasures
VISIT Aberdeen city centre and you wonder where the oil industry is. For the oil capital of Europe has deliberately retained its domestic character.
According to the Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre, the demand for houses in the city is at its highest level for 20 years.
Aberdeen has seen values rise just 28 per cent in ten years, the second lowest of all major UK cities, according to the Halifax.
business.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=897&id=669192003   (1061 words)

  
 Aberdeen City, SD - Information & Resources about City of Aberdeen South Dakota
Aberdeen is a city located in Brown County, South Dakota, United States.
As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,658 and total housing units of 11,259.
Aberdeen is located at 45°27'51" North, 98°29'9" West (45.464444, -98.486111).
www.eachtown.com /city_info.php/cityid/38530   (126 words)

  
 + Aberdeen Official Guide +   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
But is not just a city filled with oil and gas companies – the city is full of old fashioned charm and character, history and tradition, making it an attractive place to live and a fascinating place to visit.
Studies have consistently shown that Aberdeen is rated as one of the most desirable cities in the UK in which to live and work.
It is a city with a clear vision of the future and the City Council is closely working with its partners setting targets and ensuring they are met for the future prosperity of residents.
www.british-publishing.com /Pages/AberdeenOG/introducing.html   (510 words)

  
 Details of Aberdeen City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Aberdeen City lies at a latitude of 57° 9' N, occupying, for the most part, undulating land between the mouths of the River Don to the north and the River Dee to the south.
Beyond the outskirts of the city centre are a number of commuter settlements such as Bucksburn, Dyce, Bridge of Don, Cults, Milltimber, and Peterculter whose origins are either agricultural or industrial.
Aberdeen is Scotland's primary fish processing centre and at its Offshore Technology Park and Science and Technology Park innovative research is undertaken by a range of private companies whose work complements the research carried out by Aberdeen's two universities and eight scientific institutes.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/councils/councildetails1.html   (448 words)

  
 Aberdeen South Dakota Resource Guide, City or community of Aberdeen, South Dakota Facts, Information, Relocation, Real ...
The population of Aberdeen is approximately 24,927 (1990).
The distance from Aberdeen to Washington DC is 1221 miles.
Aberdeen is positioned 45.46 degrees north of the equator and 98.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /sdcountyaberdeen.htm   (237 words)

  
 The BM Rant » Aberdeen City: MP3s & News + New Bloc Party
Luckily, with more bands like Boston’s Aberdeen City coming on the scene, perhaps the Stars and Stripes is moving in the right direction, at least where indie rock is concerned.
Aberdeen City’s first LP is being released on October 25, but curious, discriminating music fans can download 3 of the tracks to give The Freezing Atlantic an early spin.
Aberdeen City lets you in a riff at a time, until you are adding it to your iPod’s favorites playlist.
www.thebmrant.com /?p=573   (949 words)

  
 Visitor tourist travel information guide to Aberdeen, Aberdeen hotels, visit Aberdeen and Grampian
Aberdeen Airport is ideal for visiting all Cities in North East Scotland.
Named the "Granite City' or "Silver City" because of its preponderance of sparkling granite buildings – Aberdeen is Scotland's third largest city with a population of around 210,000.
There are fabulous floral displays throughout the city - arising from a base of 2.5 million roses, 11 million daffodils and 3 million crocuses.
www.aberdeentoday.co.uk   (198 words)

  
 City of Aberdeen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Our Mission is to provide the Citizens of Aberdeen protection from uncontrolled fire and hazardous materials through prevention efforts and suppression activities, and provide comprehensive prehospital emergency medical care to the sick and injured.
Aberdeen Fire Department has been a fully paid department since 1909.
In 2001, Aberdeen Fire Department responded to a total of 5,265 emergency calls.
www.aberdeeninfo.com /staff/staff.cfm?id=fire   (250 words)

  
 City of Aberdeen - Government
The Mayor and Council, elected by non-partisan vote, set policy and appoint a city manager to supervise the implementation of their policies.
Aberdeen's governing body is composed of five members, a mayor and four council member
Council meetings are conducted by the City Council's "Rules of Procedure." View the City of Aberdeen Charter
www.aberdeen-md.org /Gov.htm   (196 words)

  
 About Aberdeen - University of Aberdeen
Nestling on the coast at the confluence of the rivers Dee and Don, it is a compact city with a population of 216,000.
Aberdeen is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, welcoming business people and their families from throughout the world.
You are assured of an enthusiastic welcome in Aberdeen from both the University and the wider community in which it thrives.
www.abdn.ac.uk /central/abdn/index.shtml   (546 words)

  
 Forestry Commission - Aberdeen Woods (Scotland - Aberdeenshire)
Aberdeen, Dyce, Kintore, Inverurie, Westhill, Peterculter, Milltimber, Bieldside, Cults, Kingswells, Potterton, Bridge of Don, and Bucksburn are the nearest towns or villages.
The six woodlands which collectively make up the Aberdeen Woods encircle the City of Aberdeen and provide opportunities for excercise and recreation away from the stress of the city streets.
We are happy that people walk their dogs in the Aberdeen Woods, but dogs must be kept under control all the time.
www.forestry.gov.uk /aberdeenwoods   (173 words)

  
 City of Aberdeen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
City of Aberdeen (Mòr-bhaile Obar Dheathain in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland.
It includes the communities of Bridge of Don, Cove Bay, Cults, Dyce, Peterculter et al.
Tourist Information on Aberdeen and Grampian Highlands, Scotland
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City_of_Aberdeen   (109 words)

  
 International Civic Heraldry- Scotland - ABERDEEN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The arms are originally granted in 1674 to the city of Aberdeen and continued by the City of Aberdeen District Council, with the addition of the typical coronet.
The three towers already appear on the 15th century seals of the city and are said to represent the three fortified hills, Castle, Port and St. Catherine's.
However, it is more likely that the bordure was added by James I (1406-1437), together with the leopard supporters, as Aberdeen was one of the cities to underwrite his expenses during his exile in England.
www.ngw.nl /int/gbr/scot/aberdee.htm   (251 words)

  
 City Centre, Aberdeen Scotland
Fairly compact in size, Aberdeen City Centre retains the nineteenth-century character of the city.
The Holiday Inn Express Aberdeen City Centre is a modern purpose-built property with 155 clean and refreshing rooms, situated right in...
The Hilton Aberdeen Treetops is located close to the city centre and the railway station, in a quiet part of the city.
www.redtek.net /aberdeen/hotels-city-centre.htm   (258 words)

  
 Access Aberdeen: Information on services provided by Aberdeen City Council
Celebrity gardener Chris Collins is the star guest at Aberdeen's new family flower festival which takes place later this month.
Children are being encouraged to put their best feet forward when they return to school next week.
As an effect of union in 1707 Scotland and England’s coins were standardised in value and design.
www.aberdeencity.gov.uk   (304 words)

  
 City of Aberdeen
We hope that our city will be of interest to you and that we will meet face to face.
The City of Aberdeen is located in Grays Harbor County on the southern edge of the Olympic Peninsula at the convergence of the Wishkah and Chehalis Rivers.
Aberdeen is proud to offer a wide variety of big-city services and attractions with a small-town atmosphere.
www.aberdeeninfo.com   (335 words)

  
 city of aberdeen scotland
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Aberdeen has been dubbed as Britain's "Flower Capital " because it has won the Beautiful Britain in Bloom title no less than 10 times.
There are fabulous floral displays throughout the city - arising from a base of 2.5 million roses, 11 million daffodils and 3 million crocuses.
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