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Strathclyde
Srath Chluaidh''
Strathclyde Regional Council Logo
Strathclyde within Scotland
Geography
History
Origin Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973
Created 15 May 1975
Abolished 31 March 1996
Succeeded by Argyll and Bute
East Ayrshire
East Dunbartonshire
East Renfrewshire
Glasgow City Council
Inverclyde
North Ayrshire
North Lanarkshire
Renfrewshire
South Ayrshire
South Lanarkshire
West Dunbartonshire
Demography
 population c. 2.25 million
Politics
Governance Strathclyde Regional Council

Strathclyde was a region in west Scotland. It is named after the River Clyde. The capital city of the region was Glasgow.

A long time ago, Strathclyde was also the name of one of the kingdoms which united to form Scotland.

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