Ayrshire is a historical county and registration county in south-west Scotland, located at the shorelines of the Firth of Clyde. Its major cities include Ayr, Kilmarnock and Irvine. Like the opposite counties of Scotland, it currently has no administrative function, as a substitute being sub-divided into the council regions of North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire and East Ayrshire. It has a populace of approximately 366,800. The electoral and valuation vicinity named Ayrshire covers the 3 council areas of South Ayrshire, East Ayrshire and North Ayrshire, therefore consisting of the Isle of Arran, Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae.
These 3 islands are part of the County of Bute and are occasionally blanketed when the time period Ayrshire is applied to the place. The identical area is referred to as Ayrshire and Arran in other contexts. Ayrshire is one of the maximum agriculturally fertile areas of Scotland. Potatoes are grown in fields near the coast, the usage of seaweed-based totally fertiliser, and in addition the region produces pork products, different root greens, and livestock. And summer time berries consisting of strawberries are grown abundantly.