Perth and Kinross (Peairt agus Ceann Rois in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area. Geology and geomorphology See also Geology of Scotland The land area of Scotland is 78 772 km² (30414 square miles roughly 30% of the area of This is a list of Council areas of Scotland ordered by area. See also List of Scottish council areas by population (2004 To help compare different Orders of magnitude and geographical regions we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km² Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of Perth (Peairt is a town and former Royal burgh in central Scotland. ISO 3166-2GB is an ISO standard which defines Geocodes it is the subset of ISO 3166-2 which applies to the United Kingdom. The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating Census and other statistical data Scotland covers an area of 78782 km² or 30341 mi², giving it a Population density of. This is a list of council areas of Scotland ordered by population. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume The Scottish National Party (SNP (Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba Scottis Naitional Pairtie is a Centre-left political party which campaigns for Scottish The Scottish Liberal Democrats are one of the three state parties within the federal structure of the British Liberal Democrats; the others being the English This is a list of Members of Parliament (MPs elected to the House of Commons by Scottish constituencies for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom Gordon Raymond Banks (born 14 June 1955) is a British Labour Party politician and is the Member of Parliament for Ochil and South Scottish Labour (often but inaccurately described at the "Scottish Labour Party" is that part of the (British Labour Party which operates in Scotland Peter Wishart (born 9 March 1962) is the Member of Parliament for Perth and North Perthshire as part of the Scottish National Party The Scottish National Party (SNP (Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba Scottis Naitional Pairtie is a Centre-left political party which campaigns for Scottish Composition of the Parliament Graphical representation This is a graphical comparison of party strengths in the 2nd session of the Scottish Parliament at the time Keith Brown (born 20 December 1961) is a Scottish politician. Roseanna Cunningham (born July 27 1951, Glasgow) is a Scottish politician and member for the Scottish National Party for Perth John Ramsey Swinney (born 13 April 1964, in Edinburgh) is a Scottish National Party (SNP politician the Cabinet Secretary for Finance Andrew Paton Welsh (born 1944, in Glasgow) is a Scottish politician Scottish Gaelic ( Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. For local government purposes Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas" which are all governed by unitary authorities designated as Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. The Lieutenancy areas of Scotland are the areas used for the ceremonial lord-lieutenants, the monarch 's representatives in Scotland. It borders onto the Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee City, Fife, Clackmannanshire, Stirling, Argyll and Bute and Highland council areas. Aberdeenshire (Siorrachd Obar Dheathain is one of the 32 unitary Council areas in Scotland. Angus ( Aonghas in Gaelic) is one of the 32 local government Council areas of Scotland, and a lieutenancy area. Dundee (Dùn Dèagh is the fourth-largest city in Scotland and fully named as Dundee City, one of Scotland's 32 local government council Fife ( Gaelic: Fìobha) is a Council area of Scotland, situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with inland Clackmannanshire ( Siorrachd Chlach Mhannainn in Gaelic; nicknamed "the wee county" and sometimes called Clacks is one of the 32 local government Stirling ( Sruighlea in Gaelic) is one of the 32 unitary local government Council areas of Scotland, and has a population of about This article is about the council area For the constituencies see either Argyll and Bute (UK Parliament constituency or Argyll and Bute (Scottish Parliament constituency The Highland Council area ( Sgìre Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd in Gaelic, s̪g̊ʲiːɾʲə kɔ Perth is the administrative centre. Perth (Peairt is a town and former Royal burgh in central Scotland. It corresponds broadly, but not exactly, with the former counties of Perthshire and Kinross-shire. The counties of Scotland were the principal divisions of Scotland until 1975 Perthshire ( Siorrachd Pheairt in Gaelic) officially the County of Perth, is a Registration county in central Scotland. Kinross-shire, officially the County of Kinross, was a county of Scotland.
Perthshire and Kinross-shire had a joint county council from 1929 until 1975. A County council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a County. The area was created a single district in 1975, in the Tayside region, under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, and then reconsituted as a unitary authority (with a minor boundary adjustment) in 1996, by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994. The regions and districts of Scotland were established under the Local Government (Scotland Act 1973 as a two-tier system of Local government in Scotland. Tayside ( Taobh Tatha in Gaelic) was a local government region of Scotland from The Local Government (Scotland Act 1973 (1973 c 65 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, that reformed local government in Scotland See also Independent city A unitary authority is a type of Local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all Local government functions Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) The Local Government etc (Scotland Act 1994 (1994 c 39 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which created the current local government
The county has the slogan:"Scotland's First Fairtrade County"
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External links A slogan is a memorable Motto or Phrase used in a Political, commercial, Religious and other context as a repetitive expression of Fairtrade (one word redirects here For the more general article on the fair trade movement see Fair trade (two words Abbots Deuglie is a village in the Scottish region of Perth and Kinross. Abernethy ( Obar Neithich) is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, situated eight Miles south-east of Perth. Acharn ( Scottish Gaelic: Àth a' Chàirn) is a hamlet in the Kenmore parish of the Scottish council area of Perth and Kinross. Almondbank is a large village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Alyth ( ( Ailt in Gaelic is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, situated under the Hill of Alyth five Miles northeast of Amulree ( Gaelic: Ath Maol Ruibhe) is a hamlet in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, with a hotel and a parish church which contains copies of records Auchlyne ( Gaelic: Achadh Loinne) is a small hamlet in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, in the west part of the former county of Perthshire Auchterarder ( Scottish Gaelic: Uachdar Ardair) is a small town located north of the Ochil Hills in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, and Balado is a park and former airfield within the Perth and Kinross council area of Scotland. Ballinluig ( Gaelic: Baile an Luig) is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, with a population of approximately 240. Bankfoot is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, approximately eight miles north of Perth and seven miles south of Dunkeld. Blackford is located in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, approximately from the town of Auchterarder. Blair Atholl (from the Scottish Gaelic: Blàr Athall) is a small town in Perthshire, Scotland, built about the confluence of the Rivers Blairgowrie and Rattray ( Blàr Ghobharaidh and Raitear in Gaelic Blairgowrie - likely Scottish Gaelic Blàr Ghobharaidh and Rattray - possibly Bridge of Earn is a small town (till recently a village in Perthshire, Scotland. Burrelton is a small village in Scotland about 12 miles outside Perth and 15 miles outside Dundee. Clunie is a small settlement in Perthshire, Scotland, 7 km west of Blairgowrie. Comrie ( Gaelic: Conruith; Pictish: Aberlednock; Roman Victoria) is a village and parish towards the western end of the Coupar Angus ( Gaelic: Cùbar Aonghais) is a town in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, situated eight kilometres south of Blairgowrie. Crieff (Craoibh meaning "tree" is a Market town in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Dull is a village located in the county of Perth & Kinross in Scotland. Dunkeld ( Dùn Chailleann in Scottish Gaelic) is a small town in Strathtay, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, approximately 15 Miles Dunning is a small village in Perth and Kinross in Scotland with a population of about 1000 Errol is a Village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland about halfway between Dundee and Perth. Fearnan ( Gaelic Dàl Chiaráin, ' Ciarán's Dale' or 'Meadow' is a small Crofting village on the north shore of Loch Tay in Perthshire This article is about the Scottish village For the New Zealand locality see Finegand New Zealand. Forgandenny is a small Village in Perth and Kinross, located eight miles south west of Perth, Scotland, UK. Forteviot (Fothair Tabhaicht ( Ordnance Survey) is a village in Strathearn, Scotland on the south bank of the River Earn between Dunning Fortingall is a small village in highland Perthshire, Scotland, in the glen (or valley of the River Lyon. Glenfarg is a small village in the Ochil Hills in the county of Perth and Kinross. Glenshee (Gleann Sìdh is a Glen in eastern Perth and Kinross, Scotland through which flows the Shee Water. Inchture is a Village in Scotland on the A90 trunk road between Perth and Dundee on the northern side of the Firth of Tay Invergowrie is a village on the north bank of the River Tay to the west of Dundee. Kenmore ( Gaelic: An Ceannmhòr) is a small village in Perthshire, in the Highlands of Scotland, located where Loch Tay See also Killiecrankie Tasmania. Killiecrankie ( Gaelic: Coille Chneagaidh) is a village in Perth and Kinross Kingoodie is a hamlet about 4 miles south west of Dundee, but in the region of Perth and Kinross. Kinloch Rannoch ( Gaelic: Ceann Loch Raineach) is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, which lies at the eastern end of Loch Rannoch Kinross ( Gaelic: Ceann Rois) is a Burgh in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Kinrossie is a linear village in the Perth and Kinross area of Scotland. Kirkmichael is a village located in Strathardle Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Lawers is a village situated in rural Perthshire. It lies on the banks of Loch Tay and at the foot of Ben Lawers. Leetown is a small community located at the western end of the Carse of Gowrie along the eastern seaboard of Scotland. Logierait is a village and parish in Atholl, Scotland. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Tay and Tummel, half a kilometre west of Luncarty (pronounced Lunc-ur-tee) is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, approximately four miles north of Perth. Madderty is a village in Strathearn, Perth and Kinross. It lies on the former railway line connecting Perth and Crieff. Meigle (Mìgeil is a village in Strathmore, Scotland. It lies in the council area of Perth and Kinross in the Coupar Angus and Meigle ward Meikleour is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Approximately twelve miles north of Perth and four miles south of Blairgowrie, it is home Methven is a large village in the Scottish region of Perth and Kinross. Milnathort is a small village in the Perth & Kinross region of central Scotland. Muthill is a village in Perth and Kinross, Perthshire, Scotland Perth (Peairt is a town and former Royal burgh in central Scotland. Pitlochry ( Baile Chloichridh in Gaelic) is a Burgh in the Council area of Perth and Kinross, Scotland, lying on the Blairgowrie and Rattray ( Blàr Ghobharaidh and Raitear in Gaelic Blairgowrie - likely Scottish Gaelic Blàr Ghobharaidh and Rattray - possibly The Spittal of Glenshee lies at the head of Glenshee in the highlands of eastern Perth and Kinross, Scotland where the confluence of many small streams St Fillans is a village in the central highlands of Scotland, in the district of Perth and Kinross. Trinafour is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, approximately seventeen miles north-west of Pitlochry, its nearest town Weem is a Village on the B846 near Aberfeldy in Perthshire, Scotland. Ben Lawers ( Gaelic: Beinn Labhair) is one of the highest mountains in the southern part of the Scottish Highlands. Blair Castle stands in its grounds near the Village of Blair Atholl in Perthshire in Scotland The Cairngorms National Park ( Scottish Gaelic Pàirc Nàiseanta a' Mhonaidh Ruaidh) is a National park in north east Scotland, established in Castle Menzies in Scotland is home of the Clan Menzies. It is located a little to the west of the small village of Weem, near Aberfeldy in the Drummond Castle is a little south of Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland. The Fortingall Yew is an ancient yew ( Taxus baccata) in the churchyard of the village of Fortingall in Perthshire, Scotland. Glen Lyon (Gaelic Gleann Lìomhann) is a glen in the Perth and Kinross region of Scotland. This article is about a mountain range in Scotland for other uses see Grampians. Loch Earn ( Scottish Gaelic, Loch Eire/Loch Éireann) is a freshwater Loch in the central highlands of Scotland, in the districts of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park ( Scottish Gaelic Pàirc Nàiseanta Loch Laomainn is nan Tròisichean) is a National park in Scotland Loch Rannoch ( Scottish Gaelic: Loch Raineach) is a large body of fresh water in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Loch Tay ( Scottish Gaelic, Loch Tatha) is a freshwater Loch in the central highlands of Scotland, in the district of Perthshire Rannoch Moor is a large expanse of around 50 square miles (130 km² of boggy Moorland to the west of Loch Rannoch, in Perth and Kinross Strathearn or Strath Earn, ( Scottish Gaelic, Srath Èireann) is the Strath (valley of the River Earn. Perth and Kinross Council is the local government council for the Perth and Kinross Council area of Scotland.
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