Fife (Scots Gaelic: Fìobh) is aen o the 32 cooncil areas o Scotland. It liys atween the Firth o Tay an the Firth o Forth. It's a tradietional coontie o Scotland, an a lieutenancie area tui.

Fife
Fìobha
Fife in Scotland.svg
Coordinates: 56°15′00″N 3°12′00″W / 56.25000°N 3.20000°W / 56.25000; -3.20000Coordinates: 56°15′00″N 3°12′00″W / 56.25000°N 3.20000°W / 56.25000; -3.20000
Admin HQGlenrothes
(umwhile Cupar)[1]
Govrenment
 • BodiFife Cooncil
 • ControlSNP + Lab (cooncil NOC)
 • MPsDouglas Chapman
Stephen Gethins
Peter Grant
Lesley Laird
 • MSPsAnnabelle Ewing
Jenny Gilruth
Willie Rennie
Shirley-Anne Somerville
David Torrance
Area
 • Total1325 km2 (512 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 13t
Population
 (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total370,300
 • RankRankit 3rd
 • Density279/km2 (720/sq mi)
ONS codeS12000015
ISO 3166 codeGB-FIF
Websitewww.fife.gov.uk

Fife wis aen o the Pectish kinriks an is ey kent as the Kinrik o Fife. Fife maistliyk taks its naem frae Fib or Fif, a 7t centurie Pectish king. He wis aen o the seivin sons o Cruithne, a warrior king at ruled ower a wiyd erria o auncient Scotland.

Frae 1975 til 1996 Fife wis sindert intil thrie destriks: Dunfaurlin, Kirkcaudie, an North-Eist Fife. Sin 1996 the wark o thae destrik cooncils haes been cairrit oot bi Fife Cooncil.

Touns an vielagesEedit

Cupar tuik ower as coontie toun frae The Crail in the aerlie 13t centurie. Glenrothes haes been the heidtoun sin 1975. Fife's thrie mukkil touns is – Kirkcaudie, Dunfaurlin an Glenrothes. Gaun bi the 2006 estimate, Kirkcaudie is the maist biggest, wi aboot 48,108 fowk biydan thaerawa.[2] The biggest sattilment bi erria is Glenrothes.

The niest mukkil touns bi population is St Andras, Dawgety Bay, Rosyth, Methil an Coudenbeith.

The laev o Fife is maed up o smauer touns lik

an vielages lik Kinglassie, Kinghorn, Elie, Auchtertool, Crossgates an Bingry.

ReferensesEedit

  1. Complete Atlas of the British Isles. Readers' Digest. 1965. p. 218.
  2. "Population Estimates for Towns and Villages in Fife" (PDF). Fife Council. Mairch 2008. Retrieved 17 August 2009.[deid airtin]


 
Cooncil areas o Scotland
 

Ceetie o Aiberdeen | Aiberdeenshire | Angus | Argyll an Bute | Clackmannanshire | Dumfries an Gallowa | Ceetie o Dundee | East Ayrshire | East Dunbartonshire | East Lowden | East Renfrewshire | Ceetie o 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