Callanish

Callanish is a village on the west side of the , in the , . Callanish is within the parish of Uig. A linear settlement with a jetty, it is on a headland jutting into Loch Roag, a sea loch 13 miles west of Stornoway.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The are an arrangement of standing stones placed in a cruciform pattern with a central stone circle. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Archaeological site
The stone circle is one of many megalithic structures around the better-known on the west coast of the , in the , Scotland. Photo: Tumulus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The stone circle is one of many megalithic structures around the better-known on the west coast of the , in the , Scotland. Photo: Tumulus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a settlement on , in the , Scotland. Photo: F Leask, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Village
Breacleit is the central village on in the , Scotland. is situated 4 miles northwest of Callanish. Photo: Iain Macaulay, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Village
is a crofting township and a district on the west coast of the , in the , Scotland. is situated 6 miles north of Callanish. Photo: Chmee2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Callanish

Latitude
58.1997° or 58° 11' 59" north
Longitude
-6.7397° or 6° 44' 22.9" west
United Nations Location Code
GB CLX
Elevation
135 feet (41 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 497149935
Geo­Names ID
2653988
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Also Known As

  • Asturian: Piedres de Callanish
  • Basque: Callanish
  • Catalan: Callanish
  • Chinese: 卡拉尼什
  • Czech: Callanish
  • Dutch: Callanish
  • French: Calanais
  • French: Callanish
  • German: Callanish
  • Irish: Calanais
  • Italian: Callanish
  • Norwegian: Callanish
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Calanais
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Callanish
  • Persian: کالانیش
  • Polish: Callanish
  • Portuguese: Callanish
  • Russian: Калланиш
  • Russian: Каллениш
  • Scottish Gaelic: Calanais
  • Scottish Gaelic: Chalanais
  • Swedish: Callanish
  • Ukrainian: Калланіш
  • Welsh: Calanais
  • Welsh: Callanish
  • Western Panjabi: کلانش
  • Callernish

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