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About Dumfries

Dumfries is a market town and previous illustrious burgh inside the Dumfries and Galloway gathering territory of Scotland, United Kingdom. It is situated close to the mouth of the River Nith into the Solway Firth. Dumfries is the conventional district town of the notable area of Dumfriesshire. Dumfries is nicknamed Queen of the South. The epithet has additionally offered name to the town's expert football club. Individuals from Dumfries are referred to informally as Doonhamers.

A few journalists hold that Dumfries thrived as a position of qualification amid the Roman control of North Great Britain. The Selgovae possessed Nithsdale at the time and may have raised some military works of a guarded sort on or close to the site of Dumfries; and it is more than plausible that a mansion or something to that affect framed the core of the town. This is deduced from the historical background of the name, which, as per one hypothesis, is resolvable into two Gaelic terms implying a stronghold or post in the hedge or brushwood.

Dumfries was once inside the outskirts of the Kingdom of Northumbria. The locale around Dumfries was for a few centuries administered over and esteemed of much significance by the attacking Romans. Numerous hints of Roman nearness in Dumfriesshire are still to be discovered; coins, weapons, sepulchral stays, military earthworks, and streets being among the relics left by their stretched visit in this piece of Scotland.

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