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Aberdeenshire,

council area (1993 est. pop. 223,630), 2,438 sq mi (6,315 sq km), and former county, NE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, the county of Aberdeenshire (or Aberdeen) became part of the Grampian region in 1975. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Grampian was dissolved and the council area of Aberdeenshire was created; the new council area is larger than the former county.

Aberdeenshire

a council area and historical county of N Scotland, on the North Sea: became part of Grampian Region in 1975 but reinstated as an independent unitary authority (with adjusted borders) in 1996: rises to the Grampian and Cairngorm Mountains in the SW: chiefly agricultural (esp sheep and stock raising). Administrative centre: Aberdeen. Pop.: 229 330 (2003 est.). Area 6319 sq. km (2439 sq. miles)
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The Scottish government approved Project Hywind pilot park offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
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Statoil has made the final investment decision to build the world s first floating wind farm: The Hywind pilot park offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
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