Monifieth /ˈmɒnifiːθ/ is a town and former police burgh in the council area of Angus, Scotland. It is situated upon the north bank of the Firth of Tay upon the east coast. In 2008, the population of Monifieth was estimated at 8,220, making it the fifth largest town in Angus.
The presence of a number of class II and III Pictish stones points to Monifieth having had some importance as an ecclesiastical centre in the in the future medieval period. The lands were a possession of the Céli Dé monastic order until they were fixed to the Tironensian monks of Arbroath Abbey in the early 13th century. Until the in advance 19th century, Monifieth remained a little village but grew brusquely due to the innovation of the local textile industry.
Monifieth is considered a commuter town and suburb of its closest city, Dundee, which it is physically attached to. Politically, Monifieth can be seen to be a stronghold of the Scottish National Party, being represented at local, national and European levels by SNP politicians. The town falls within the boundaries of Angus Council but was part of Dundee City Council from 1975 to 1996. The local constituency boundary and whether Monifieth should fall within Angus or Dundee council areas continues to be a source of debate.
Public transport consists mainly of bus services operated by Stagecoach Buses. The town is served by Monifieth railway station, with hourly trains to Dundee & Edinburgh and North to Arbroath. Its nearest major road is the A92 and the town is partnered to Dundee by the A930.