Annan (Dumfries and Galloway)

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Scottish Gaelic Annain
Street in Annan
Street in Annan
Coordinates 54 ° 59 ′  N , 3 ° 15 ′  W Coordinates: 54 ° 59 ′  N , 3 ° 15 ′  W
Annan (Scotland)
Residents 8960 2011 census
Post town ANNAN
ZIP code section DG12
prefix 01461
Part of the country Scotland
Council area Dumfries and Galloway
British Parliament Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Scottish Parliament Dumfriesshire

Annan ( Gaelic : Annain ) is a town in the Scottish Council Area Dumfries and Galloway . It is located about 25 km east-southeast of Dumfries near the north coast of the Solway Firth in the traditional county of Dumfriesshire . In 2011 Annan had 8960 inhabitants.

The Annandale whiskey distillery was located near Annan between 1836 and 1919 , and was restored in 2007 and has been in operation again since 2014.


The A75 , which connects Stranraer with Gretna , touches Annan in the north and connects the city to the long-distance network. The Annan River , which runs west of the city, is crossed by two road bridges and a railway bridge at Annan level. Annan Station was previously served by the Glasgow and South Western Railway on the Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway . Today First ScotRail operates the station. Trains on the Glasgow South Western Line run to the station regularly.


Web links

Commons : Annan  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ List of Gaelic expressions
  2. ^ Entry in the Gazetteer for Scotland
  3. 2011 census
  4. Article: Annandale Distillery takes a major step forward , des Dumfries and Galloway Standards , 2010
  5. Annandale Distillery ( Memento from August 5, 2012 in the web archive )
  6. ^ History of the Annandale distillery. Retrieved August 22, 2020 (English).