Bennachie is a range of hills in Aberdeenshire, . It has several tops, the highest of which, Oxen Craig, has a height of 528 metres. Though not particularly high, compared to other peaks within Scotland, the mountain is very prominent, owing to its isolation and the relative flatness of the surrounding terrain, and dominates the skyline from several viewpoints.

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was a squatters' community on "commonty", or common land, on one side of Bennachie, a range of hills near , in Scotland. is situated 2½ miles east of Bennachie. Photo: edward mcmaihin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small village in rural at the bottom of Bennachie in . is situated 3 miles north of Bennachie. Photo: Gilbert Scott, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in , Scotland. Located approximately 4 miles south of , 17 mi south of Huntly and 12 mi north-west of . is situated 3 miles northwest of Bennachie. Photo: Stanley Howe, CC BY-SA 2.0.


57.2833° or 57° 17' north
-2.5667° or 2° 34' west
1732 feet (528 metres)
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  • Breton: Bennachie
  • Bulgarian: Беначие
  • Cebuano: Bennachie
  • Chinese: 班納澈山
  • Chinese: 班纳澈山
  • Dutch: Bennachie
  • Egyptian Arabic: جبل بيناكى
  • German: Bennachie
  • Irish: Beinn na Cíche
  • Japanese: ベナーキー
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bennachie
  • Swedish: Bennachie

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