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Angus

Angus
Geography
Area:
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 10th
2,182 km²
? %
Admin HQ: Forfar
: GB-ANS
ONS code: 00QC
Demographics
Population:
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 18th
108,400
50 / km²
Politics
Angus Council
http://www.angus.gov.uk
Control: SNP
MPs: Michael Weir
Peter Wishart
Historic Angus

Angus is one of the historic counties and also one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland and a Lieutenancy Area. The unitary council region borders onto Aberdeenshire, Perth and Kinross and the City of Dundee. Main industries: agriculture and fishing.

The traditional county borders Kincardineshire to the north-east, Aberdeenshire to the north, Perthshire to the west. Southwards, it faces Fife across the Firth of Tay.

Towns and villages

Places of interest


United Kingdom | Scotland | Council areas of Scotland
Aberdeen | Aberdeenshire | Angus | Argyll and Bute | Clackmannanshire | Dumfries and Galloway | Dundee | East Ayrshire | East Dunbartonshire | East Lothian | East Renfrewshire | 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 | Western Isles

In Celtic mythology, Angus is an alternative spelling for Aengus, the legendary hero.


Angus can refer to Angus cattle.