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Population 10,851 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference NX059606
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DG9
Dialling code 01776
Police Dumfries and Galloway
Fire Dumfries and Galloway
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Dumfries and Galloway
Scottish Parliament
  • Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
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Coordinates: 54°54′07″N 5°01′37″W / 54.902°N 5.027°W / 54.902; -5.027

Stranraer (Gaelic: An t-Sròn Reamhar) is a town in the south of Scotland in the west of the region of Dumfries and Galloway and in the county of Wigtownshire. It was formerly the ferry port connecting Scotland with Belfast in Northern Ireland. Ferries now leave from Cairnryan.

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