North Ayrshire

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North Ayrshire
Sìorrachd Àir a Tuath
Coordinates: 55°40′N 4°47′W / 55.667°N 4.783°W / 55.667; -4.783Coordinates: 55°40′N 4°47′W / 55.667°N 4.783°W / 55.667; -4.783
Admin HQIrvin
 • BodiNorth Ayrshire Cooncil
 • ControlLabour minority (cooncil NOC)
 • MPs
 • MSPs
 • Total885.4 km2 (341.9 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 17th
 (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total135,900
 • RankRankit 15th
 • Density153/km2 (400/sq mi)
ONS codeS12000021
ISO 3166 codeGB-NAY

North Ayrshire (Scots Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir a Tuath) is ane o the 32 cooncil areas o Scotland. It ligs alang the coast o the Firth o Clyde an haes mairches wi East Ayrshire til the eist, Sooth Ayrshire til the sooth, Inverclyde til the north an Renfrewshire til the nor'eist. It is made-up o the Isle o Arran, the Cumbrae Isles an pairt o the mainland o the Scots Lawlands.

The cooncil area wis shapit in 1996 as an eftirganger til the destrik o Cunninghame, whilk haed the same mairches. The cooncil heidsteid is in Irvine, whilk is the mukkilest toun. Anaw, North Ayrshire inhauds the touns o Ardrussan, Beithe, Dawry, Kilbirnie, Kilwinnin, Lairgs, Saulcoats, Skelmorlie, Stinson, an Wast Kilbride.

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