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Kyle of Lochalsh, Highland (Caol Loch Ailse)

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Kyle of Lochalsh, Highland (Caol Loch Ailse)

Kyle of Lochalsh (from the Scottish Gaelic Caol Loch Aillse, "strait of the foaming loch") is a village on the northwest coast of Scotland, 63 miles (100 km) west of Inverness. It is located at the entrance to Loch Alsh, opposite the village of Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye. A ferry which used to connect the two villages was replaced by the Skye Bridge, about a mile (2 km) to the west, in 1995.
Post townKyle
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNG7627
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 code01599
Population739
 

Other names by which Kyle of Lochalsh, Highland (Caol Loch Ailse) has been known in the past

Kyle of Lochalsh/Caol Loch Ailse ~ Caol Loch Ailse

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