Dumfries (pronounced /dəmˈfriːs/ dəm-FREES) (according to one theory from the Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Phris) is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland.
Dumfries was the county town of the former county of Dumfriesshire. People from Dumfries are known colloquially as Doonhamers.
Dumfries is recognised as a good centre for visiting the surrounding area.
For more information about the area, see the Dumfries Focus website.