Dumfries and Galloway Council area is one of the 32 council areas in Scotland. It has various Dumfries and Galloway Towns and Villages as we shall see later in this article. Dumfries and Galloway Council area has a population of 149,545 thereby ranked 13th position among the 32 council areas of Scotland. In terms of size, it has an area of 6,424 hence ranked position 3. It has a population density of 23 people per km2. It is bordered by the following other council areas in Scotland: South Ayrshire, East Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire and Scottish Borders.

Council Area Dumfries and Galloway
Population 149,545
Population Rank out of 32 13 out of 32
Area Size (km2) 6,424
Area Rank out of 32 3 out of 32
Population Density 23
Location of Dumfries and Galloway Towns and Villages

Location of Dumfries and Galloway Towns and Villages

The following is a list of Dumfries and Galloway Towns and Villages by Population. Data is from the census of 2011

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TOWN/VILLAGE POPULATION STATUS
1 Dumfries 49,230 Town
2 Stranraer 10,861 Town
3 Annan 8,388 Town
4 Dalbeattie 4,228 Town
5 Castle Douglas 4,175 Town
6 Newton Stewart 4,093 Town
7 Lockerbie 4,010 Town
8 Kirkcudbright 3,351 Town
9 Gretna 2,704 Town
10 Langholm 2,314 Town
11 Eastriggs 1,684 Village
12 Thornhill 1,516 Town
13 Stoneykirk 1,238 Village
14 Closeburn 1,121 Village
15 Kirkmabreck 1,004 Town
16 Rockcliffe 965 Village
17 Whithorn 868 Town
18 Creetown 751 Town
19 Ecclefechan 747 Village
20 Kirkmaiden 687 Village
21 Moniaive 524 Village
22 Portpatrick 401 Village
23 Canonbie 394 Village
24 Isle of Whithorn 301 Village
25 Eskdalemuir 269 Village
26 Dundrennan 234 Village
27 Auchencairn 214 Village
28 Ae 201 Village
29 Palnackie 149 Village
30 Cairnryan 147 Village
31 Kippford 145 Village
32 Southerness 141 Village
33 Ardwell 128 Village
34 Twynholm 121 Village
35 New Abbey 87 Village

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