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Fife

County in Scotland

Fife is a council area of Scotland, situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with inland boundaries to Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire. It was originally one of the Pictish kingdoms, known as Fib, and is still commonly known as the Kingdom of Fife within Scotland.

It is a lieutenancy area, and was a county of Scotland until 1975. It was very occasionally known by the anglification Fifeshire in old documents and maps compiled by English cartographers and authors. A person from Fife is known as a Fifer.

From 1975 to 1996 Fife was a local government region divided into three districts - Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and North-East Fife. Since 1996 the functions of the district councils have been exercised by the unitary Fife Council.

Fife is Scotland's 3rd largest local authority area with a resident population of just under 360,000. Almost a third of the population live in the three principal towns of Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes.

The historical town of St Andrews is located on the east coast of Fife. It is well known for one of the most ancient universities in Europe, and as the home of golf.

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Welcome to yourlocaweb.co.uk Fife a local part of our national directory website...

See all that’s happening locally in Fife with our local pages featuring... local scene pictures and a free local business directory for all traders and businesses...

See local sports & leisure clubs • local organisations • local hotels and restaurants • holiday travel services • online retailers • local service providers and many more....

All local directory listings are promoted nationally but primarily the local directory listings are focused for here in Fife and the local surounding area and can be viewed by using the easy page content buttons shown above... why not explore our Fife pages to see and find out more...


In today’s spotlight - See our local scene pictures...

It's often said "a picture paints a thousand words” and our fascinating local scene pictures of Fife can't fail to interest those of all ages with most kindly provided by local photographers... 

Why not upload your favourite local scene pictures for others to see and enjoy!


Is your business listed in our Fife local business directory?

Why not look to see now...

It takes just seconds and with an astonishing 40 million UK visitors we genuinely help to promote local traders - online retailers - professional services and new enterprises on both a local and national scale - the best part is... It's completely free and super easy!

To make sure you're not missing out simply see the Fife local business directory button found at the top of the page above


Looking for lost friends & family... why not try our free genealogy notice board?

– Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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