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Coordinates: 55°48′25″N 4°17′42″W / 55.807°N 4.295°W / 55.807; -4.295

Eastwood
Eastwood District, 1980.svg
Eastwood district within Scotland
Geography
Status District
HQ Giffnock
History
Created 1975
Abolished 1996
Succeeded by East Renfrewshire
Demography
1994 population 60,600
Politics
Governance Eastwood District Council

Eastwood (Scottish Gaelic: A' Choille an Ear, Scots: Eastwid) was a local government district in the Strathclyde region of Scotland from 1975 to 1996, lying south-west of the City of Glasgow.

Constituencies

The Eastwood Westminster constituency was created in 1983, and the Eastwood Holyrood constituency, with the same boundaries, in 1999.

The Westminster constituency was renamed East Renfrewshire in 2005. The Holyrood constituency retains its original name.

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