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Perth and Kinross is a council and lieutenancy area of Scotland. The area is located at a strategically important junction and shares borders with as many as 10 council areas including Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee City, Fife, Bute and Highland. Perth and Kinross took its present shape in 1996 after a series of reorganisations. It has a total population of 147,800 that is uniformly distributed among urban towns and rural hamlets. The council area has a mix of meadows and hillocks with the latter dominating the northern parts of the region especially those bordering the Scottish Highlands. Perth is the administrative centre as well as its largest city. Perth was once called the capital of England as it was here that the King of Scots was crowned at the Stone of Destiny. Situated on the banks of the River Tay, Perth is a modern town with a booming industrial and services economy. Find your new home in Perth and Kinross now.