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Tayside region
Location in Scotland
Inventory period 1975-1996
surface 7,535 km²
Administrative headquarters Dundee
population 391,320 (1996)
density 52 inhabitants / km²

Tayside ( Scottish Gaelic Taobh Tatha ) was a region in eastern Scotland from 1975 to 1996 .


The region was named after the River Tay , which flows into the North Sea near Dundee .


The Tayside region was formed in 1975 from the counties of Angus and Kinross-shire , most of the county of Perthshire and the city of Dundee. The area of ​​the region was divided into three districts :

In 1996 the regions and districts in Scotland were abolished. Unitary Authorities were formed from the three districts of Tayside .

See also

Individual evidence

  1. ^ "Revised Mid-year Population Estimates 1982-2000" ( Memento of November 29, 2011 in the Internet Archive ). Historic Population Statistics of Scotland.