Argyll and Bute

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Argyll and Bute
Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bòd
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Administrative headquarters Lochgilphead
surface 6,909 km² (2.)
Residents 88,166 (26.)
ISO 3166-2 GB GTC
ONS code 00QD

Argyll and Bute ( Gaelic : Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bòd ) is one of 32  Council Areas in Scotland . It borders Highland , Perth and Kinross , Stirling and West Dunbartonshire . The eastern border runs through Loch Lomond . The administrative headquarters are in Lochgilphead .

Most of the county was once part of traditional Argyll County , with the exception of Morvern, north of Mull , which is now part of the Highland. The district also includes the Isle of Bute in the Firth of Clyde , which was part of the traditional county of Bute , and the western part of the traditional county of Dunbartonshire .



See also List of Category A structures in Argyll and Bute



As of the 2017 local elections, the 36-seat council of Argyll and Bute has been composed as follows:

Political party Seats
Scottish National Party 11
Independently 10
Liberal Democrats 9
Scottish Conservatives 6th


A partnership with the Amberg-Sulzbach district in Bavaria has existed since 1967 .

Individual evidence

  1. 2011 census
  2. Argyll and Bute Council: 2017 Election Results (accessed July 8, 2017)

Web links

Commons : Argyll and Bute  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Coordinates: 56 ° 10 ′  N , 5 ° 31 ′  W