Argyll an Bute

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Argyll an Bute
Earra-Ghaidheal agus Bòd'
Argyll and Bute in Scotland.svg
Admin HQ Lochgilphead
Govrenment
 • Bouk Argyll & Bute Cooncil
 • Control Ind + Con + LD (cooncil NOC)
 • MPs
 • MSPs
  • Michael Russell (SNP)
  • Jackie Baillie (Labour)
  • Aurie
     • Total 6,908 km2 (2,667 sq mi)
    Aurie rank Ranked 2nd
    Population (mid-2016 est.)
     • Tot 87,100
     • Rank Rankit 27th
     • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
    ONS code S12000035
    ISO 3166 code GB-AGB
    Wabsteid http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/

    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]

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    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 competeetion wi Caledonian MacBrayne.

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

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    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