Lanarkshire covers an area of 224,417 hectares and is home to 623,283 people (source: 2001 Census). It is a thriving network of vibrant towns and villages and is home to New Lanark World Heritage Site, Scotland's theme park, world class sports facilities, high quality gourmet food and some of Scotland's most unspoilt landscapes.
Welcome to Lanarkshire.
Lanarkshire is split between two local authorities - North Lanarkshire Council and South Lanarkshire Council.
North Lanarkshire runs from Motherwell to Kilsyth, incorporating Wishaw, Bellshill, Airdrie, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, Shotts and surrounding villages and communities. Click here for information on North Lanarkshire Council.
South Lanarkshire is larger in area and covers Hamilton, East Kilbride, Cambuslang, Rutherglen, the Clyde Valley, the Leadhills and surrounding villages and communites. Click here for information on South Lanarkshire Council.