Forfarshire, Or Angus, an E. county of Scotland, on the coast of the North sea, and bordering on the counties of Kincardine, Aberdeen, and Perth, with the frith of Tay on the south; area, 875 sq. m.; pop. in 1871, 2:37,567. It has about 45 m. of coast. The surface is irregular and intersected by hills, the Benchennin, a part of the Grampians, in the N. W., and S. of and parallel to them the Sidlaw. The valley of Strathmore, which lies between these ranges, is celebrated for its beauty and fertility; and the part bordering on the sea is level, fruitful, and highly cultivated. The principal rivers are the Tay, N. Esk, S. Esk, and Isla. Agriculture is in a very advanced state. Wheat, oats, barley, potatoes, and turnips are raised largely; and sheep and cattle are bred to some extent. There are valuable deep-sea, herring, and salmon fisheries along the coast and in the rivers. The principal minerals are limestone and slate. Forfarshire is the seat of the coarse linen manufactures of Scotland. Its chief towns are Forfar, the capital, and Dundee, Montrose, Arbroath, and Brechin.