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Fife is a council area of Scotland. The historic county took its modern shape in 1975 and is located in the heart of Scotland. It borders Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire, and makes the land boundary for the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Tay. Affectionately called the Kingdom of Fife, the county is considered the hub of Scottish culture. The geography comprises of farmlands, meadows and lakes with the River Eden as the main waterway. Fife has a total population of 365,000 that mostly live in urban areas though there is a large rural population. Glenrothes is the administrative headquarters of Fife and Kirkcaldy is the largest settlement. The historic town of St Andrews is located in Fife and is internationally renowned for its university, the third oldest in the English speaking world. St Andrews Castle and St Andrews Cathedral remain tourist hotspots attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Find your new home in Fife today.