A cooncil area in Scotland is an area made fur local govrenment. Thare is a o 32 cooncil areas in Scotland as a hale. Thay are aw govrened bi unitary authorities cawed "cooncils". The cooncil areas war creutit on 1 April 1996, unner the provisions o the Local Govrenment etc. (Scotland) Act 1994. The Act caws thaim local authority areas but maist fowk caw thaim cooncil areas.

Cairt o the cooncil areas o Scotland

The cooncil areas hiv the option tae be kent as a comhairle whan choosin tae hiv a Gaelic name. Hounaiver, juist Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar (Cooncil o the Wastern Isles) haes chysen this option, while the Heichland Cooncil (Comhairle na Gaidhealtachd) uises baith an Inglis an a Gaelic name.[1]

Leet o cooncil areasEedit

No. Scots name Inglis name Gaelic name Area
(sq mi)
Area
(km²)
Population[2]
(2019, estematit)
Density
per km²
1 Inverclyde Inverclyde Inbhir Chluaidh 64 167 77,800 487
2 Renfrewshire Renfrewshire Siorrachd Rinn Friù 102 263 177,790 29
3 Wast Dunbartonshire West Dunbartonshire Siorrachd Dhùn Bhreatainn an Ear 68 176 89,130 43
4 East Dunbartonshire East Dunbartonshire Siorrachd Dhùn Breatann an Iar 68 176 108,640 621
5 Ceety o Glesga City of Glasgow Baile Ghlaschu 68 175 633,120 3586
6 East Renfrewshire East Renfrewshire Siorrachd Rinn Friù an Ear 65 168 95,530 546
7 North Lanrickshire North Lanarkshire Siorrachd Lannraig a Tuath 184 476 340,180 153
8 Fawkirk Falkirk An Eaglais Bhreac 113 293 160,340 539
9 Wast Lowden West Lothian Lodainn an Iar 165 427 182,140 561
10 Ceety o Edinburgh City of Edinburgh Baile Dhùn Èideann 100 260 524,930 1969
11 Midlowden Midlothian Lodainn Mheadhanaich 135 350 92,460 258
12 East Lowden East Lothian Lodainn an Ear 257 666 107,090 156
13 Clackmannanshire Clackmannanshire Siorrachd Chlach Mhanann 61 158 51,540 323
14 Fife Fife Fìobha 517 1340 371,910 281
15 Ceety o Dundee City of Dundee Baile Dhùn Dè 21 55 149,320 2486
16 Angus Angus Aonghas 843 2184 116,200 53
17 Aiberdeenshire Aberdeenshire Siorrachd Obar Dheathain 2439 6317 261,470 41
18 Ceety o Aiberdeen City of Aberdeen Baile Obar Dheathain 70 182 227,560 1225
19 Moray Moray Moireibh 864 2237 95,820 43
20 Hieland Highland A' Ghàidhealtachd 10,085 26,119 235,540 9
21 Wastren Isles Western Isles Na h-Eileanan Siar 1185 3070 26,830 426
22 Argyll an Bute Argyll and Bute Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bòd 2712 7023 85,870 12
23 Perth an Kinross Perth and Kinross Peairt agus Ceann Rois 2083 5395 151,950 22
24 Stirlin Stirling Sruighlea 866 2243 94,210 180
25 North Ayrshire North Ayrshire Siorrachd Àir a Tuath 343 888 134,740 9
26 East Ayrshire East Ayrshire Siorrachd Àir an Ear 492 1275 122,010 97
27 Sooth Ayrshire South Ayrshire Siorrachd Inbhir Àir a Deas 475 1230 112,610 16
28 Dumfries an Gallowa Dumfries and Galloway Dùn Phrìs is Gall-Ghaidhealaibh 2489 6446 148,860 23
29 Sooth Lanrickshire South Lanarkshire Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas 686 1778 319,020 92
30 The Mairches Scottish Borders Crìochan na h-Alba 1825 4727 115,510 680
31 Orkney Orkney Islands Arcaibh 396 1025 22,270 724
32 Shetland Shetland Islands Sealtainn 568 1471 23,210 24

ReferencesEedit

  1. 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1B Table 2: Census day usually resident population by council area, 2001 and 2011 , Accessed 22 March 2013
  2. "Population Estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, Mid-2019". Office for National Statistics. 6 Mey 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.


 
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