Coordinates: 55°30′N 4°18′W / 55.5°N 4.3°W / 55.5; -4.3

East Ayrshire, spelt Eist Ayrshire an Aest Ayrshire anaw (Scots Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir an Ear), is ane o the 32 cooncil areas o Scotland. It haes mairches wi North Ayrshire, Sooth Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, Sooth Lanrikshire, an Dumfries an Gallowa.

East Ayrshire
Aest Ayrshire
Siorrachd Àir an Ear
Coat of airms o East Ayrshire Aest Ayrshire Siorrachd Àir an Ear
Coat airms
Admin HQLondon Road, Kilmarnock
 • BodiEast Ayrshire Cooncil
 • ControlSNP minority (cooncil NOC)
 • MPs
 • MSPs
 • Total1,262 km2 (487 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 14th
 (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total122,200
 • RankRankit 16th
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
ONS codeS12000008
ISO 3166 codeGB-EAY

Alang wi Sooth Ayrshire an the mainland bits o North Ayrshire, it furm'd the umwhyl coontie o Ayrshire. The cooncil area wis shapit in 1996, frae the umwhyl Kilmarnock an Loudoun an Cumnock an Doon Valley destriks.

Touns an veilages


The mukkilest toun in East Ayrshire is Kilmarnock, whilk is the cooncil area's heidsteid. Ither mukkil touns bes Cumnock, New Cumnock an Stewarton.

Steids o interest


Cooncil areas o Scotland

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