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Perth and Kinross
Pairth an Kinross
Peairt agus Ceann Rois
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Coat of arms of Perth and Kinross Pairth an Kinross Peairt agus Ceann Rois
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Admin HQ Perth
Government
 • Body Perth & Kinross Council
 • Control Scottish National Party/Liberal Democrat
 • MPs * Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh
  • Peter Wishart
 • MSPs * Roseanna Cunningham
  • John Swinney
Area
 • Total 2,041 sq mi (5,286 km2)
Area rank Ranked 5th
Population (2010 est.)
 • Total 140,200
 • Rank Ranked 14th
 • Density 70/sq mi (27/km2)
ONS code 00RB
ISO 3166 code GB-PKN
Website http://www.pkc.gov.uk/
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Perth & Clackmannan Shires. 1854. Civil Parish map

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Topographic map of Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross (Scots: Pairth an Kinross, Scottish Gaelic: Peairt agus Ceann Rois) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland and a Lieutenancy Area. It borders onto the Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, Fife, Highland and the Stirling council areas. Perth is the administrative centre. It corresponds broadly, but not exactly, with the former counties of Perthshire and Kinross-shire.

Perthshire and Kinross-shire had a joint county council from 1929 until 1975. The area was created a single district in 1975, in the Tayside region, under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, and then reconstituted as a unitary authority (with a minor boundary adjustment) in 1996, by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.

City[]

Towns and villages[]

  • Abbots Deuglie
  • Abernethy
  • Aberfeldy
  • Acharn
  • Airntully
  • Almondbank
  • Alyth
  • Amulree
  • Auchlyne
  • Auchterarder
  • Balado
  • Balbeggie
  • Ballinluig
  • Bankfoot
  • Birnam
  • Blackford
  • Blair Atholl
  • Blairgowrie
  • Blairingone
  • Bridge of Balgie
  • Bridge of Cally
  • Bridge of Earn
  • Bridge of Tilt
  • Burrelton
  • Campmuir
  • Clunie
  • Comrie
  • Coupar Angus
  • Crieff
  • Dull
  • Dunkeld
  • Dunning
  • Errol
  • Fearnan
  • Finegand
  • Forgandenny
  • Forteviot
  • Fortingall
  • Glencarse
  • Glenfarg
  • Glenshee
  • Grandtully
  • Inchture
  • Invergowrie
  • Kenmore
  • Killiecrankie
  • Kingoodie
  • Kinloch Rannoch
  • Kinross
  • Kinrossie
  • Kirkmichael
  • Lawers
  • Leetown
  • Logierait
  • Longforgan
  • Luncarty
  • Madderty
  • Meigle
  • Meikleour
  • Methven
  • Milnathort
  • Moneydie
  • Muthill
  • Pitcairngreen
  • Pitlochry
  • Rattray
  • Redgorton
  • Scone
  • Scotlandwell
  • Spittal of Glenshee
  • Stanley
  • St Fillans
  • St Madoes
  • Trinafour
  • Waterloo
  • Weem

Places of interest[]

  • Arndean House
  • Ashintully Castle
  • Atholl Country Life Museum
  • Ben Lawers
  • Blackhall Roman Camps
  • Blair Atholl Mill
  • Blair Castle
  • Cateran Trail
  • Cairngorms National Park
  • Castle Menzies
  • Clan Donnachaidh Centre
  • Cluny House Gardens
  • Dirnanean House
  • Drummond Castle
  • Edradour Distillery
  • Forest of Atholl
  • Fortingall Yew
  • Glen Lyon
  • Grampian Mountains
  • Kindrogan House
  • Loch Earn
  • Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
  • Loch Rannoch
  • Loch Tay
  • Melville Monument
  • Portmoak
  • Rannoch Moor
  • Strathearn
  • Whitefield Castle

Council political composition[]

Party Councillors
Scottish National Party 18
Conservative 10
Liberal Democrat 5
Labour 4
Independent 4

On 18 September 2014, Perth and Kinross, like most council areas, voted "No" in the Scottish Independence Referendum at 60% with an 86.9% turnout rate.[1]

References[]

External links[]

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