Towards northeast of Scotland lies the third most popular city of Scotland, known as Aberdeen. The estimated population of Aberdeen is 196,670. The city was transformed economically after it received the royal burg status between 1124 and1153. The city has two universities namely, University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University. While the former was founded in 1895, the latter was given the university status in 1992.
The oil industry and Aberdeen seaport industry have overtaken other industries such as shipbuilding and textiles. The busiest commercial heliport is the Aberdeen heliport.
Both the domestic and international destinations are served by the Aberdeen airport which is close to Dyce towards the north of the city. The oil industry and rescue services are served by the Heliport which is one of the world’s busiest heliport.
On the main UK rail network lies the Aberdeen railway station. Abellio Scotrail has frequent direct trains to major cities like Glasgow, and Inverness.