Clackmannanshire


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Clackmannanshire

(klăkmăn`ənshər, –shĭr'), council area (1993 est. pop. 48,660), 60 sq mi (157 sq km), and former county, central Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, the county of Clackmannanshire (or Clackmannan) became (1975) part of the Central region. In the local government reorganization of 1996, the Central region was dissolved and the council area of Clackmannanshire was created.

Clackmannanshire

a council area and historical county of central Scotland; became part of the Central region in 1975 but reinstated as an independent unitary authority in 1996; mainly agricultural. Administrative centre: Alloa. Pop.: 47 680 (2003 est.). Area: 142 sq. km (55 sq. miles)
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It was discussed by Clackmannanshire Council members last Thursday.
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