West Lothian (Lodainn an Iar in Gaelic) is one of the 32 unitary council areas in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy area. It borders onto City of Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire and Falkirk.
The council area was created in 1996, under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, with the boundaries of the West Lothian district of the Lothian region.
Places of interest in West Lothian:
* Blackness Castle
* Linlithgow Palace, birth place of Mary Queen of Scots.
* Cairnpapple Hill
* Beecraigs Country Park
Wording courtesy of http://www.wikipedia.org/
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