|Alt names||Siorrachd Inbhir Àir a Deas||source: Wikipedia|
|Located in||Scotland (1990 - )|
|See also||Ayrshire, Scotland||Parent|
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South Ayrshire is one of 32 council areas of Scotland, covering the southern part of Ayrshire. It borders onto East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway.
The administrative boundaries were formed in 1996, and it is a direct successor to the Kyle and Carrick district.
The Conservative Party currently lead a minority administration in South Ayrshire, with Bill McKintosh as Leader of the Council and Winifred Sloan as Provost.