Argyll and Bute

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This article is about the council area. For the constituencies, see either Argyll and Bute (UK Parliament constituency) or Argyll and Bute (Scottish Parliament constituency)
Argyll and Bute
Image:ScotlandArgyllBute.png
Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 2nd
6,909 km²
? %
Admin HQLochgilphead
ISO 3166-2GB-AGB
ONS code00QD
Demographics
Population
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 22nd
91,306
13 / km²
Politics
Argyll & Bute Council
http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/
ControlIndependent
MPsAlan Reid
MSPsJackie Baillie
George Lyon

Argyll and Bute (Earra-Ghaidheal agus Bd in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area.

Its border runs through Loch Lomond, and it adjoins the regions of West Dunbartonshire and Highland.

The principal part of the council region is the traditional county of Argyll, excluding the Morvern area, north of Mull, which is now part of Highland. The region also includes the Isle of Bute itself (which is part of the traditional county of Bute) and Helensburgh and Lomond which is part of Dunbartonshire.

The regional administrative centre is located in Lochgilphead.

Argyll and Bute covers the largest administrative area of any Scottish council. Including islands, there are over 3,000 miles of coastline – it is stated that this is more than the whole of France.

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Places of interest

Islands


 
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