East Ayrshire

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Coordinates: 55°30′N 4°18′W / 55.5°N 4.3°W / 55.5; -4.3

East Ayrshire
Aest Ayrshire
Siorrachd Àir an Ear
Coat of airms o East Ayrshire Aest Ayrshire Siorrachd Àir an Ear
Coat airms
Admin HQLondon Road, Kilmarnock
 • BodiEast Ayrshire Cooncil
 • ControlSNP minority (cooncil NOC)
 • MPs
 • MSPs
 • Total1,262 km2 (487 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 14th
 (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total122,200
 • RankRankit 16th
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
ONS codeS12000008
ISO 3166 codeGB-EAY

East Ayrshire, spelt Eist Ayrshire an Aest Ayrshire anaw (Scots Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir an Ear), is ane o the 32 cooncil areas o Scotland. It haes mairches wi North Ayrshire, Sooth Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, Sooth Lanrikshire, an Dumfries an Gallowa.

Alang wi Sooth Ayrshire an the mainland bits o North Ayrshire, it furm'd the umwhyl coontie o Ayrshire. The cooncil area wis shapit in 1996, frae the umwhyl Kilmarnock an Loudoun an Cumnock an Doon Valley destriks.

Touns an veilages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mukkilest toun in East Ayrshire is Kilmarnock, whilk is the cooncil area's heidsteid. Ither mukkil touns bes Cumnock, New Cumnock an Stewarton.

Steids o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

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