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Shire of East Ayrshire

Location
Map showing location of the East Ayrshire unitary council
Geography
Area Ranked 14th
 - Total 1,262 km²
 - % Water  ?
Admin HQ Kilmarnock
ISO 3166-2 GB-EAY
ONS code 00QK
Demographics
Population Ranked 16th
 - Total (2006) 119,300
 - Density 95 / km²
Politics
East Ayrshire Council
http://www.east-ayrshire.gov.uk/
Control Scottish National Party (minority control)
MPs
MSPs
Scotland

East Ayrshire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir an Ear) is one of 32 council area of Scotland. It borders North Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire, South Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway. With South Ayrshire and the mainland areas of North Ayrshire, it formed the county of Ayrshire.

The area was formed in 1996, from the former Kilmarnock and Loudoun and Cumnock and Doon Valley districts.

Main Towns

Kilmarnock is the largest town. Other towns are New Cumnock and Cumnock.

HQ

The HQ for East Ayrshire Council is on London Road Kilmarnock

Twin towns (Kilmarnock)

Towns and villages

Places of interest

Education

Secondary Education

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