council area in Scotland
Renfrewshire (/ˈrɛnfruːʃɪər, -ʃər/) (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Friù) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.
Siorrachd Rinn Friù
|Coordinates: 55°49′47″N 4°32′34″W / 55.829858°N 4.542838°WCoordinates: 55°49′47″N 4°32′34″W / 55.829858°N 4.542838°W|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|• Body||Renfrewshire Council|
|• Control||SNP minority (council NOC)|
|• Provost||Lorraine Cameron|
|• Council Leader||Iain Nicolson (SNP)|
(SNP - Paisley and Renfrewshire South)Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
(SNP - Paisley)
(SNP - Renfrewshire South)Renfrewshire North and West)
|• Total||101.0 sq mi (261.5 km2)|
|Area rank||Ranked 24th|
|• Rank||Ranked 10th|
|• Density||1,700/sq mi (670/km2)|
|ISO 3166 code||GB-RFW|
It is located in the west central Lowlands. It is one of three council areas contained within the boundaries of the historic county of Renfrewshire, the others being East Renfrewshire to the east and Inverclyde to the west.
It also shares borders with Glasgow, North Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire, and lies on the southern bank of the River Clyde.
- Renfrewshire Events Guide
- Paisley Daily Express local daily newspaper
- The Gazette Newspaper weekly
- Renfrewshire24.co.uk, online only news and events website