Fife

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Fife
Fìobha
Fife in Scotland.svg
Geografie
Aurie
- Tot
- % Wattir
Rankit 13t
1,325 km²
? %
Heidsteid Glenrothes
ISO 3166-2 GB-FIF
ONS code 00QR
Demografie
Population
- Tot (2005)
- Densitie
Rankit 3rd
365,000
276 / km²
Politics

Fife (Scots Gaelic: Fìobh) is ane o the 32 cooncil auries o Scotland. It ligs atwein the Firth o Tay an the Firth o Forth. It is a tradeitional coontie o Scotland, an a lieutenancie aurie tae.

Fife wis ane o the Pectish kingriks an is aye kent as the Kingrik o Fife. Fife maistlyk taks its name frae Fib or Fif, a 7t centurie Pectish king. He wis ane o the seivin sons o Cruithne, a warrior king that ruled ower a wyd aurie o auncient Scotland.

Frae 1975 til 1996 Fife wis sindert intil thrie destriks: Dunfaurlin, Kirkcaldy, an North-Eist Fife. Sin 1996 the wark o thae destrik cooncils haes been cairrit oot bi Fife Cooncil.

Touns an veilages[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cupar tuik ower as coontie toun frae The Crail in the aerlie 13t centurie. Glenrothes haes been the heidtoun sin 1975. Fife's thrie mukkil touns ar – Kirkcaldy, Dunfaurlin an Glenrothes. Gaun bi the 2006 estimate, Kirkcaldy is the mukkilest, wi aboot 48,108 indwallers.[1] The mukkilest sattilment bi aurie is Glenrothes. The next mukkil touns b population ar St Andras, Dawgety Bay, Rosyth, Methil an Coudenbaith. The lave o Fife is made up o smawer touns sic as Inverkeithin, Kincairdine, Ainster, Lochgelly, Bruntisland, Leevin, Neeburgh, Tayport an Cupar an veilages sic as Kinglassie, Kinghorn, Elie, Auchtertool, Crossgates an Bingry.

Referenses[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population Estimates for Towns and Villages in Fife" (PDF). Fife Council. March 2008. Retrieved 2009-08-17.  [deid airtin]


 
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