Argyll an Bute

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Argyll an Bute
Earra-Ghaidheal agus Bòd
Argyll and Bute in Scotland.svg
Geografie
Aurie
- Tot
- % Wattir
Rankit 2nt
6,909 km²
Heidsteid Lochgilpheid
ISO 3166-2 GB-AGB
ONS code 00QD
Demografie
Population
- Tot (2005)
- Densitie
Rankit 25t
89,200
13 / km²

Argyll an Bute (Scots Gaelic: Earra-Ghaidheal agus Bòd) is ane o the 32 council auries o Scotland an a lieutenancie aurie anaw. Its heidsteid is in Lochgilpheid.

Argyll an Bute haes the seicont-mukkilest aurie o onie ither Scots cooncil. Inhaudin ilands, thar is ower 3000 mile o coastlyn. It haes mairches wi the Hieland, Perth an Kinross, Stirlin an Wast Dunbartonshire cooncil auries. Its mairch rins throu Loch Lomond.

The cooncil aurie wis shapit in 1996, whan it wis cairv'd oot o the Strathclyde region. Argyll an Bute mellt thegither the existin Argyll an Bute destrik an ane ward o the Dumbarton destrik cried 'Helensburgh an Lomond'.

The latter senes o the 1963 James Bond film From Russia with Love war film'd aboot the lochs an hills o Argyll an Bute.[1]

Touns an veilages[eedit | eedit soorce]

Steids o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ilands[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ferries[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main ferrie operator in Argyll an Bute is Caledonian MacBrayne, includin services frae the mainland ti Bute, Gigha, Islay, Mull an Tiree. Dunoon based operator Western Ferries ply the bisy Dunoon ti Gourock route in competition wi Caledonian MacBrayne.

Argyll an Bute Cooncil operates its ain ferries on the follaein routes:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fremmit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]


 
Cooncil auries o Scotland
naitional Banner o Scotland

Ceitie o Aiberdeen | Aiberdeenshire | Angus | Argyll an Bute | Clackmannanshire | Dumfries an Gallowa | Ceitie o Dundee | East Ayrshire | East Dunbartonshire | East Lowden | East Renfrewshire | Ceitie o Edinburgh | Fawkirk | Fife | Ceitie o Glesga | Hieland | Inverclyde | The Mairches | Midlowden | Moray | North Ayrshire | North Lanrikshire | Ooter Hebrides (Wastren Isles) | Orkney | Perth an Kinross | Renfrewshire | Shetland | Sooth Ayrshire | Sooth Lanrikshire | Stirlin | Wast Dunbartonshire | Wast Lowden