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ABOUT Aberdeen

Aberdeen is city located in Scotland and the third city with a large population.  Aberdeen is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland. It is the 37th area with a large population in the United Kingdom. The estimated population of the city of Aberdeen is 196,670, and for local authority area, it is 229,800.        Nicknames of Aberdeen include Silver city with Golden Sands, Granite City, and Grey city. In the middle 18th and 20th century, buildings of Aberdeen was covered by grey granite which sparkles like silver due to high mica content in it.

In 1970s North Sea Oil was discovered. Since 8000 years ago this area became a settlement when villages lie around the river, Don, and Dee. The climate of Aberdeen is a marine type. From David 1 of Scotland, Aberdeen got its Royal Burgh status. Two important universities of Aberdeen are the University of Aberdeen founded in 1495 and Robert Gordon University in 1992.

There are many setups of Traditional industries such as papermaking, fishing, textiles, and shipbuilding was taken by Aberdeen's seaport and oil industry. These industries were the main reason for the job creation for the local people. A number of people from nearby towns come here for job employment. One of the busiest commercial heliports is located in Aberdeen namely Aberdeen Heliport. In north-east of Scotland, largest seaport is situated. These used to lessen the burden of the traffic of the city.

In Aberdeen, the Aberdeen international youth festival is held that attract around 1000 talented arts companies. Ultimately, tourism industry booms in the town and provide employment to local people. In the year 2015, Mercer named Aberdeen 57th best city to live and Britain's 4th largest liveable city. Aberdeen was named as leading business hub by HSBC.

Education

There are two universities located in Aberdeen namely Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen.  Earlier the University of Aberdeen was known as King's College, Aberdeen and William Elphinstone founded it in the year 1496. George Keith founded Marischal College in new Aberdeen in the year 1593. In the English speaking world, Aberdeen university is the fifth oldest. It provides degree related to various disciplines. Primary campus is located in old Aberdeen, and it has around 14000 students. Debating society of the university is oldest in Scotland and founded in the year 1646.

In the year 1750, Robert Gordon's College was founded by merchant Robert Gordon. In 1992 Robert Gordon Institute of Technology got its university status and became Robert Gordon University. Later the university expanded and developed rapidly. The Sunday Times named it the Best Modern University in the UK.

Robert Gordon University had two campuses one is located at Schoolhill/ St Andrew Street city center and another one at Garthdee.

Scottish Agricultural College is located outside Aberdeen. In Aberdeen, Marine Laboratory Aberdeen which has specialization in fisheries. Some other higher education institutions are Rowett Research Institute and Macaulay Land Use Research Institute. Aberdeen has 54 primary schools and 12 secondary schools that are handled by the city council. Among top 50 secondary schools in Scotland, comes Cutts Academy, Oldmachar Academy, and Hariaw Academy.

Various private schools are located in Aberdeen like Robert Gordon's College, Albyn School, and Hamilton school, St Margaret's School for Girls, International School of Aberdeen and Steiner School.  Aberdeen harbor was made modern in the late 1960s. In 1982 Fish Market was developed. In 1994 Telford Dock was established. In the year 1964, there was typhoid outbreak in 1964. During the 20th century, Aberdeen became the much healthier city. In 1985 Trinity center was opened. The present population of Aberdeen is 212000.

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