Lieutenancy areas of Scotland. The lieutenancy areas of Scotland are the areas used for the ceremonial lord-lieutenants, the monarch's representatives, in Scotland.
The lord-lieutenants' titles chosen by the monarch and her legal advisers are mainly based on placenames of the traditional counties of Scotland. In 1794 permanent lieutenancies were established by Royal Warrant. By the Militia Act 1797 (37 Geo.3, C.103), the lieutenants appointed "for the Counties, Stewartries, Cities, and Places" were given powers to raise and command County Militia Units. While in their lieutenancies, lord lieutenants are among the few individuals in Scotland officially permitted to fly the Royal Standard of Scotland, the "Lion Rampant" as it is more commonly known. Lieutenancy areas are different from the current local government council areas and their committee areas. The Lord Provosts of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, and Glasgow also act ex officio as lord-lieutenants.
Definition of the areas References See also Subdivisions of Scotland. For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas" which are all governed by unitary authorities designated as "councils".
They have the option under the Local Government (Gaelic Names) (Scotland) Act 1997 of being known (but not re-designated) as a "comhairle" when opting for a Gaelic name; only Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar (Council of the Western Isles) has chosen this option whereas the Highland Council (Comhairle na Gaidhealtachd) has adopted its Gaelic form alongside its English equivalent informally.
Historically Scotland has been divided into 34 counties or shires. Although these no longer have any administrative function, they are still used to some extent in Scotland for cultural and geographical purposes. Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics, Information about Scotland's Areas. What is the surface area of Scotland. What is the surface area of Scotland? What_is_the_surface_area_of_scotland the area 78,772 square kilometers What is the two-dimensional area of the object Scotland, the constituent country of the United Kingdom?
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It is bordered on the west and north by the Atlantic Ocean; on the east by the North Sea and on the south by England. The national symbols are the Thistle (left) and blue flag with Saltire (Saint Andrew's Cross) right Area: 78,789 sq km (30,420 sq miles) including the islands. About twice the size of the Netherlands and almost the same size as South Carolina in the US. Size: Scotland measures 441 km (274 miles) from north to south. Population: Around 5,2 million (january 2002) Density: 64 people per sq km (166 per sq mile) language: English, Scots and Gaelic Capital: Edinburgh Major cities and inhabitants: Glasgow (581,320) - Edinburgh (454,280) - Dundee (142,070) - Aberdeen (183,030) - Inverness (44,220) - Stirling (33,710)