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Encyclopedia > South Ayrshire
South Ayrshire
Siorrachd Inbhir Àir a Deas
Logo Coat of arms
Location
Geography
Area Ranked 15th
 - Total 1,222 km²
 - % Water  ?
Admin HQ Ayr
ISO 3166-2 GB-SAY
ONS code 00RE
Demographics
Population Ranked 17th
 - Total (2005) 111,780
 - Density 91 / km²
Scottish Gaelic
 - Total () {{{Scottish council Gaelic Speakers}}}
Politics
South Ayrshire Council
http://www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/
Control Conservative (minority control)
MPs
MSPs

South Ayrshire (Siorrachd Inbhir Àir a Deas in Gaelic) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland, covering the southern part of Ayrshire. It borders onto East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... council area of Scotland File links The following pages link to this file: South Ayrshire Categories: NowCommons | GFDL images ... Map of Scotland Although Scotland is a relatively small country, with a land area of 78 772 km², its geography is highly varied, from the rural lowlands, to the barren highlands, and from large cities to uninhabited islands. ... This is a list of council areas of Scotland ordered by area. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Ayr (Scottish Gaelic, Inbhir Àir) in the south-west of Scotland is a town and port situated on the Firth of Clyde. ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for the United Kingdom correspond to the nations administrative divisions. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... This is a list of council areas of Scotland ordered by population. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... The party logo since September 2006. ... This is a list of Members of Parliament at the House of Commons in Westminster representing constituencies in Scotland, arranged by party. ... Brian Harold Donohoe (born 10 September 1948) is a British trade unionist and Labour member of Parliament for Cunninghame South, since 1992. ... Sandra Osborne (born 23 February 1956) is the Labour member of Parliament for Ayr in Scotland. ... The Scottish Parliament is composed of 129 members called Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) or, in Gaelic, Buill Pàrlamaid na h-Alba (BPnA). ... Cathy Jamieson, (Born 3 November 1956) is the Minister for Justice in the Scottish Executive, Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley. ... John Scott (born June 7, 1951 in Ayr) is a Scottish farmer and politician, and is Conservative Party member of the Scottish Parliament for Ayr. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... The 32 council areas of Scotland form the local government areas of Scotland, all of them unitary authorities. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English (de facto)1; Gaelic[1]2 and Scots3 (recognised minority... Ayrshire (Siorrachd Inbhir Àir in Scottish Gaelic) is a region of south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde. ... Logo of East Ayrshire Council East Ayrshire (Siorrachd Inbhir Àir an Ear in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland. ... North Ayrshire (Sìorrachd Inbhir Air a Tuath in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland. ... Dumfries and Galloway (Dùn Phris agus an Gall-Ghaidhealaibh in Gaelic) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland. ...


The administrative boundaries were formed in 1996, and it is a direct successor to the Kyle and Carrick district. Kyle and Carrick (A Chùil agus a Charraig in Scottish Gaelic) was formerly (1975-96) the name of a local government district in the Strathclyde Region of Scotland. ...


The Council elections in May 2003 resulted in a "hung" Council where both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party had 15 seats. Control of the Council was settled when the Labour Group won a "cutting of the cards". Following the resignation of Labour leader Andy Hill from the Council, the Conservative group took control of the administration on a 15-14 vote[1]. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 2003 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... After a deck of cards is shuffled by the dealer, it is often given to a player other than the one who performed the shuffle for a procedure called a cut. ...


Towns and villages

Maps for NS333184 Alloway (Scottish Gaelic: Allmhaigh) is a village and suburb of Ayr on the River Doon, in Scotland. ... Ayr (Scottish Gaelic, Inbhir Àir) in the south-west of Scotland is a town and port situated on the Firth of Clyde. ... Ballantrae is a community in South Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Crosshill is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. ... Dalrymple may refer to: HMS Dalrymple (K427), frigate of the British Royal Navy Dalrymples sign, a medical condition of the eyes associated with goitre Russell Dalrymple, a fictional character from the popular sitcom Seinfeld Mount Dalrymple, an Antarctic mountain Dalrymple, Ayrshire, a small ex-mining village in East Ayrshire... Dunure is a small village in the South Ayrshire area of Scotland. ... Girvan is a burgh in South Ayrshire, Scotland, with a population of about 8000 people. ... Kirkmichael is a village in South Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Maybole is a burgh of barony and police burgh of Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Maybole is a burgh of barony and police burgh of Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Prestwick Prestwick is a town located in South Ayrshire on the central west coast of Scotland, approximately 30 miles to the south-west of Glasgow. ... Straiton is a village on the River Girvan in South Ayrshire in Scotland, mainly built in the 18th century, but with some recent housing. ... Tarbolton is a village in South Ayrshire. ... , Troon is a town in South Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Turnberry is a golf resort on the Atlantic Coast of Scotland. ...

Places of interest

This article is about Ailsa Craig, a Scottish island. ... Tarbolton is a village in South Ayrshire. ... Robert Burns, foremost Scottish poet Robert Burns (January 25, 1759 – July 21, 1796) was a poet and a lyricist. ... Carrick Forest in South Ayrshire, Scotland, stands west of Loch Doon. ... Crossraguel Abbey is a ruin of a former abbey near the town of Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Culzean Castle (pronounced cull-ANE) is a castle near Maybole on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland. ... The Electric Brae is a stretch of road in Ayrshire, Scotland where cars appear to be drawn uphill by some mysterious attraction. ...

Council political composition

Party Councillors
Conservative 12
Labour 9
Scottish National Party 8
Independent 1

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Ayrshire at AllExperts (1015 words)
Ayrshire (Siorrachd Inbhir Àir in Scottish Gaelic) is a region of south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde.
The three districts were Carrick in the south, Kyle in the centre, which included the royal burgh of Ayr, and Cunninghame in the north which included the royal burgh of Irvine.
There was an Ayrshire constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1708 to 1801 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 until 1868, when the constituency was divided into Ayrshire North and Ayshire South.
South Ayrshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (183 words)
South Ayrshire (Siorrachd Inbhir Àir a Deas in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland, covering the southern part of Ayrshire.
It borders onto East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway.
The region was formed in 1996 and is a direct successor to the Kyle and Carrick district.
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