Dumfries an Gallowa (Inglis: Dumfries and Galloway; Scots Gaelic: Dùn Phrìs is Gall-Ghaidhealaibh is ane o the 32 cooncil auries o Scotland.

Dumfries an Gallowa
Dumfries and Galloway
Dùn Phris is Gall-Ghaidhealaibh
Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland.svg
Admin HQDumfries
 • BodiDumfries an Gallowa Cooncil
 • ControlInd + Lab (cooncil NOC)
 • MPs
 • MSPs
 • Total6,426 km2 (2,481 sq mi)
Aurie rankRanked 3rd
 (mid-2016 est.)
 • Tot149,500
 • RankRankit 13th
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
ONS codeS12000006
ISO 3166 codeGB-DGY

Historie an geografieEedit

Dumfries an Gallowa wis ane o the nyn admeinistrative 'regions' o mainland Scotland made in 1975 bi the Local Govrenment etc. (Scotland) Act 1973. The 'regions' o Scotland war forduin bi the Local Govrenment etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 an Dumfries an Gallowa becam ane o the new cooncil auries in 1996.

Dumfries an Gallowa is mad-up o a whein o sub-auries an umwhyl coonties. Frae wast til eist thir ar:

The name 'Dumfries an Gallowa' haes been bruikit sin at latest the 19t centurie - by 1911 the thrie coonties haed a claucht Sheriffdom unner thon name. Dumfries an Gallowa kivers maist o the wastren aurie o the Soothren Uplands an inhauds Scotland's maist soothren pynt, at the Mull o Gallowa.

Til the north, the cooncil borders Sooth Ayrshire, East Ayrshire an Sooth Lanrikshire; in the eist the Mairches; an til the sooth the coontie o Cumbria in Ingland. It ligs til the north o the Solway Firth an til the eist o the Erse Sie.

Touns an veilagesEedit

Main sattilments ar in bauld.

Steids o interestEedit


Cooncil auries o Scotland

Ceitie o Aiberdeen | Aiberdeenshire | Angus | Argyll an Bute | Clackmannanshire | Dumfries an Gallowa | Ceitie o Dundee | East Ayrshire | East Dunbartonshire | East Lowden | East Renfrewshire | Ceitie o Edinburgh | Fawkirk | Fife | Ceitie o Glesga | Hieland | Inverclyde | The Mairches | Midlowden | Moray | North Ayrshire | North Lanrikshire | Ooter Hebrides (Wastren Isles) | Orkney | Perth an Kinross | Renfrewshire | Shetland | Sooth Ayrshire | Sooth Lanrikshire | Stirlin | Wast Dunbartonshire | Wast Lowden