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Scottish Borders

council area of Scotland
Scottish Borders highlighted on a map of Scotland

Scottish Borders is a council area (region) in south Scotland. Its name is because it is on the border with England.

The name is usually shortened to " the Borders".

It is made up of the counties of :-

Berwickshire

Peeblesshire

Selkirkshire

The main town of the region is Newtown St Boswells.