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Lochinver, Highland (Loch an Inbhir)

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Lochinver, Highland (Loch an Inbhir)

Lochinver (Loch an Inbhir in Gaelic) is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. A few miles northeast is Loch Assynt which is the source of the River Inver which flows into Loch Inver at the village. There are 200 or so lochans in the area which makes the place very popular with anglers. Lochinver is dominated by the "sugar loaf" shape of Caisteal Liath, the summit peak of nearby Suilven.
Post townLAIRG
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountySutherland
OS GridNC0922
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01571
Population600
 

Other names by which Lochinver, Highland (Loch an Inbhir) has been known in the past

Lochinver/Loch an Inbhir ~ Loch an Inbhir

Lochinver, Highland (Loch an Inbhir) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lochinver, vil. with pier, Assynt par., Sutherland, on Loch Inver; P.O., T.O.; has become a popular resort of tourists.

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