Unitary authority in central Scotland, created in 1996 from two districts of Strathclyde region.
175 sq km/67 sq mi.
Kirkintilloch (administrative headquarters), Bearsden, Milngavie
low-lying lands to the south give way dramatically to the Campsie Fells in the north; Earl's Seat (578 m/1,896 ft); River Kelvin
Forth and Clyde Canal; Antonine Wall
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