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- Population of Cities and Towns

George Square, Glasgow
George Square, Glasgow

In the last census in 1991, Glasgow as Scotland's largest city had a population of 662,954, followed by Edinburgh with 401,910. The City of Aberdeen has 189,707 inhabitants and the City of Dundee has 158,981. Inverness, often called, unofficially, the "Capital of the Highlands", was made a city in 2000.

Paisley (population 75,526) is not a city (a designation accorded by the monarch) and neither is the "new" town of East Kilbride (population 70,422).

The other towns in Scotland with a population of over 40,000 are:

Population Population
Dunfermline 55,083 Kilmarnock 44,307
Greenock55,013 Coatbridge 43,617
Hamilton 49,991 Livingston 41,647
Cumbernauld 48,762 Perth 41,453
Ayr 47,962 Inverness 41,234
Kirkcaldy 47,155

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