Heritage > Counties > Scotland
Central The region of Central in Scotland consists of the pre-1975 counties of Stirlingshire, South Perthshire and West Lothian.
The region is steeped in history and contains much beautiful countryside. Some principle features are Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond, the Trossachs and the field of Bannockburn.
With an expanse of just over 1,000 square miles the region has a population of 275,000. Its main commercial products come from agriculture, brewing and distilling, engineering and electronics.
The famed Rob Roy MacGregor is a son of the region.