Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross
Perth and Kinross
Pairth an Kinross
Peairt agus Ceann Rois
Area Ranked 5th
- Total 5,286 km2 (2,041 sq mi)
Admin HQ Perth
ISO 3166-2 GB-PKN
ONS code 00RB
Population Ranked 13th
- Total (2005) 147,800
- Density 28 / km²
Arms of Perth and Kinross Council

Perth & Kinross Council

Control Scottish National Party/Liberal Democrat

Perth and Kinross (Scottish Gaelic: Peairt agus Ceann Rois) is one of 32 council areas in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area. It borders onto the Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee City, Fife, Clackmannanshire, Stirling, Argyll and Bute and Highland 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.


Towns and villages

Places of interest

Council political composition

Main article Perth and Kinross Council
Party Councillors
Scottish National Party 18
Conservative 12
Liberal Democrat 8
Labour 3

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  • Perth and Kinross — Peairt agus Ceann Rois Verwaltungssitz Perth Fläche …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Perth and kinross — Géographie Superficie Total  % Eau 5e 5 286 km² ? % Capita …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Perth and Kinross — Géographie Superficie 5e Total 5286 km²  % eau …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Perth and Kinross —   [ pəːθ ənd kɪn rɔs ], Verwaltungs Distrikt in Schottland, 5 311 km2, 130 500 Einwohner; Verwaltungssitz ist Perth 1) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Perth and Kinross — a ↑county in central Scotland …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Perth and Kinross — ▪ council area, Scotland, United Kingdom       council area, central Scotland. It encompasses the historic county of Kinross shire (Kinross, which covers a small area in the southeast), a very small portion of the historic county of Angus (south… …   Universalium

  • Perth and Kinross — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Perth and Kinross Country and Admin Code GB.SCT.W1 GB …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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  • Perth and Kinross — noun an administrative district in northern central Scotland; formed from the former counties of Perthshire and Kinross shire which became part of Tayside region in 1975; became a unitary district in 1996. 5321 km2. Administrative Centre: Perth …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Perth and Kinross — geographical name administrative area of E central Scotland area 2051 square miles (5311 square kilometers) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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