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Siorrachd Chlach Mhannainn
Coat of airms o Clackmannanshire Siorrachd Chlach Mhannainn
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Coordinates: 56°10′N 3°45′W / 56.167°N 3.750°W / 56.167; -3.750Coordinates: 56°10′N 3°45′W / 56.167°N 3.750°W / 56.167; -3.750
Admin HQAllowae (current)
Clackmannan (historic)
 • BodiClackmannanshire Cooncil
 • ControlSNP minority (cooncil NOC)
 • MPs
 • MSPs
 • Total159.0 km2 (61.4 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 30th
 (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total51,400
 • RankRankit 29th
 • Density323/km2 (840/sq mi)
ONS codeS12000005
ISO 3166 codeGB-CLK

Clackmannanshire, aften shorten'd til Clacks (Scots Gaelic: Siorrachd Chlach Mhannainn), is ane o the 32 cooncil areas o Scotland an is a lieutenancie area an aw. It haes mairches wi Perth an Kinross, Stirlin an Fife.

Atwein 1889 an 1975, the Coontie o Clackmannan wis a local govrenment coontie, haein mairches wi Perthshire, Stirlinshire an Fife. As Scotland's wee-est historic coontie, it wis aft eik-named "The Wee Coontie".

The cooncil area wis remade in 1996, unner the Local Govrenment etc (Scotland) Act 1994. Accordin til the legislation o 1996, the cooncil area wis oreiginallie ti hae the name Clackmannan.

In 2005 it haed aboot 50,600 indwallers. Aboot hauf o the indwallers byd in the main toun, Alloa, whilk is the administrativ centur, haein ootgrowen the toun o Clackmannan in 1822.

The slogan o Clackmannanshire till 2007 wis Look Aboot Ye (Circumspice in Latin) whan it tuik the slogan More Than You Imagine.

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