North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire (Scots: North Ayrshire; Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Àir a Tuath, pronounced [ˈʃirˠəxk aːɾʲ ə t̪ʰuə]) is one of 32 council areas in Scotland. It has a population of roughly 135,280 people.[1] It is located in the southwest of Scotland, and borders the areas of Inverclyde to the north, Renfrewshire to the northeast and East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire to the east and south respectively. North Ayrshire Council is a hung Council. North Ayrshire also forms part of the east coast of the Firth of Clyde.[2]

North Ayrshire
Scottish Gaelic: Sìorrachd Àir a Tuath
Coordinates: 55°40′N 4°47′W
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryScotland
Lieutenancy areaAyrshire and Arran
Admin HQCunningham House, Irvine
Government
  BodyNorth Ayrshire Council
  ControlLabour minority (council NOC)
  MPs
  MSPs
Area
  Total341.9 sq mi (885.4 km2)
Area rankRanked 17th
Population
 (mid-2019 est.)
  Total135,280
  RankRanked 15th
  Density400/sq mi (150/km2)
ONS codeS12000021
ISO 3166 codeGB-NAY
Websitewww.north-ayrshire.gov.uk