Tighvein is a hill above on the in western . It is a Marilyn and the highest point on the south-eastern section of the island, south-east of the pass of Monambre Glen.

Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
is a Neolithic chambered tomb located on the in . is situated 1 mile southwest of Tighvein. Photo: David G Campbell, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeological site
is situated 1½ miles northeast of Tighvein. Photo: Alan Murray Walsh, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village on the , in the , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village located on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland four miles south of and eight miles south of . Photo: Leslie Barrie, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a tiny community on the in the , . is situated 5 miles north of Tighvein. Photo: Alan Reid, CC BY-SA 2.0.


55.4998° or 55° 29' 59.2" north
-5.1699° or 5° 10' 11.6" west
Open Location Code
1,214 feet (370 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1132414374
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Bulgarian: Тигхвеин
  • Cebuano: Tighvein
  • Dutch: Tighvein
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جبل تيجڤين
  • Swedish: Tighvein

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