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Fife

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This article is about the area in Scotland. For other uses, see Fife (disambiguation).

Fife
Image:ScotlandFife.png
Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 13th
1,325 km²
? %
Admin HQGlenrothes
ISO 3166-2GB-FIF
ONS code00QR
Demographics
Population
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 3rd
349,429
264 / km²
Politics
Fife Council
http://www.fife.gov.uk/
Control 
MPsGordon Brown
Menzies Campbell
John MacDougall
Rachel Squire
MSPsHelen Eadie
Iain Smith
Christine May
Marilyn Livingstone
Scott Barrie
Traditional Fife
Missing image
FifeTraditional.png


Fife (Fobh in Gaelic) is a unitary council region of Scotland situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth. It was originally one of the Pictish kingdoms and is still known as the Kingdom of Fife. It is also a traditional county of Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area.

From 1975 to 1996 Fife was divided into three districts - Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and North-East Fife. Since 1996 the functions of these district councils have been exercised by Fife Council.

Towns and villages

Places of Interest

External links

See also

In William Shakespeare's play Macbeth, the Thane of Fife is Macduff.


 
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