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Renfrewshire

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Renfrewshire
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Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 24th
261 km²
? %
Admin HQPaisley
ISO 3166-2GB-RFW
ONS code00RC
Demographics
Population
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 9th
172,867
662 / km²
Politics
Renfrewshire Council
http://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk/
ControlLabour
MPsDouglas Alexander
James Sheridan
MSPsWendy Alexander
Hugh Henry
Trish Godman
Traditional Renfrewshire
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Renfrewshire (Siorrachd Rinn Frił in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary authority regions in Scotland. It borders onto North Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, City of Glasgow, Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire.

The 1975-96 district of Renfrew covered a slightly larger area, and included the towns of Barrhead, Neilston and Uplawmoor, which, following the partition of Strathclyde Region in 1996, were transferred into the new East Renfrewshire authority.

The traditional county of Renfrewshire covers a much larger region, including areas today administered as Inverclyde and East Renfrewshire. Traditional Renfrewshire also includes several areas annexed to and subsequently enveloped by neighbouring Glasgow in the 1920s. Renfrewshire is retained as a Lieutenancy area.

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Aberdeen | Aberdeenshire | Angus | Argyll and Bute | Clackmannanshire | Dumfries and Galloway | Dundee | East Ayrshire | East Dunbartonshire | East Lothian | East Renfrewshire | na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles) | Edinburgh | Falkirk | Fife | Glasgow | Highland | Inverclyde | Midlothian | Moray | North Ayrshire | North Lanarkshire | Orkney | Perth and Kinross | Renfrewshire | Scottish Borders | Shetland | South Ayrshire | South Lanarkshire | Stirling | West Dunbartonshire | West Lothian

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