infobox UK place
country = Scotland
official_name = Kirkbean
scots_name =
gaelic_name =
population = 643 (2001 Census) [Citation |last= |first= |title= KS01 Usual resident population, Kirkbean |url= | |date=2001-04-21 |accessdate=2008-09-25]
os_grid_reference = NX977590
latitude = 54.916
longitude = -3.595
unitary_scotland = Dumfries and Galloway
lieutenancy_scotland = Kirkcudbrightshire
constituency_westminster =
constituency_scottish_parliament =
post_town =
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Kirkbean is a small village and civil parish near the Solway Firth in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Arbigland, an estate in Kirkbean parish, was the birthplace of American naval commander John Paul Jones.


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