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Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire

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Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire

Cambuslang Listen/ˈkæmbəsˈlæŋ/ is a suburban town on the south-eastern outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland. It is within the local authority area of South Lanarkshire. Historically, it was a large rural Parish incorporating nearby hamlets of Newton, Flemington, and Halfway. It is known as "the largest village in Scotland", with a population of around 24,500. The town is located just south of the River Clyde and about 6 miles south-east of the centre of Glasgow.
Post townGLASGOW[1]
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS6459
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141
Population24,500
 

Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cambuslang, town and par. (consisting of a cluster of vils.) with ry. sta., N. Lanarkshire, near river Clyde, 3¾ miles SE. of Glasgow -- par., 5160 ac., pop. 9447; town, pop. 5538; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has weaving and coal-mining; was the scene, in 1741, of an extraordinary religious revival.

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