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Scotland Council Quiz - Aberdeenshire

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of Aberdeenshire?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 25, 2021
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Town in the far northeast corner of Aberdeenshire, one of Europe's biggest shellfish ports
Fraserburgh
Major Aberdeenshire river which passes through Kemnay and Inverurie
Don
Aberdeen Football Club was led by this highly successful manager between 1978 and 1986
Alex Ferguson
Royal Residence on the south bank of the River Dee
Balmoral
Popular name for the Mid Northern Scots dialect spoken in Aberdeenshire
Doric
National Park which occupies the western part of Aberdeenshire
Cairngorms
Major mountain range which extends from Aberdeenshire to the west coast and in which
the above National Park is situated
Grampian
Mountains
Name given to a mountain over 3000 feet, of which there are several in Aberdeenshire
Munro
Gight Castle, near Fyvie, was once owned by the mother of this Romantic movement poet
Lord Byron
Town on the north coast of Aberdeenshire which has the same name as a town in Alberta
Banff
Second highest mountain in Britain which sits near the boundary with Moray
Ben Macdui
National Trust castle near Drumoak which has a medieval grand hall and old tower house
Drum Castle
Town at the easternmost point in mainland Scotland, and known as 'The Bloo Toon'
Peterhead
The attractive and popular area of forests, mountains, moors and villages which follow the
course of the River Dee is often known by this name
Deeside
Set locally, the children's book 'The Old Man of Lochnagar' was written by this heir apparent
Prince Charles
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