Aberdeen

Aberdeen

Aberdeen (/ˌæbərˈdiːn/ ⓘ; Scots: Aiberdeen [ˌeːbərˈdin] ⓘ; Scottish Gaelic: Obar Dheathain [ˈopəɾ ˈʝɛ.ɪɲ]; Latin: Aberdonia) is a city in North East Scotland, and is the third most populous Scottish city. Historically, Aberdeen was within the historic county of Aberdeenshire, but is now separate from the council area of Aberdeenshire. Aberdeen is one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas (as Aberdeen City[8]), and has a 2020[update] population estimate of 198,590 for the city,[4] making it the United Kingdom's 39th most populous built-up area, and 224,190 for the wider council area including outlying localities.[5] The city is 93 mi (150 km) northeast of Edinburgh and 398 mi (641 km) north of London, and is the northernmost major city in the United Kingdom. Aberdeen has a long, sandy coastline and features an oceanic climate, with cool summers and mild, rainy winters.[9]