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East Renfrewshire is a council area in Scotland. Carved out from the erstwhile Renfrewshire County, the region holds a central place in south west Scotland. It shares borders with the City of Glasgow and also has territorial proximity with East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Renfrewshire. East Renfrewshire has a total population of 89,500 that is almost equally divided between urban and rural areas. The geography of East Renfrewshire represents an interesting contrast where the farmlands are interspersed by hillocks, lakes, meadows and rivers. The council seat is located at Giffnock, which is situated on the outskirts of Glasgow. Now counted among one of the bedroom communities of Glasgow, Giffnock still manages to retain its individual character with a vibrant arts and entertainment scene. In a 2007 Reader's Digest poll, the council area of East Renfrewshire was rated the second best place to live in the United Kingdom. Find your new home in East Renfrewshire now.